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Gentoo: GLSA-202101-16: KDE Connect: Denial of service

Date 22 Jan 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
A vulnerability in KDE Connect could lead to a Denial of Service condition.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202101-16
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: KDE Connect: Denial of service
     Date: January 22, 2021
     Bugs: #746401
       ID: 202101-16

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in KDE Connect could lead to a Denial of Service
condition.

Background
==========

KDE Connect is a project that enables all your devices to communicate
with each other.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  kde-misc/kdeconnect        < 20.04.3-r1            >= 20.04.3-r1

Description
===========

Multiple issues causing excessive resource consumption were found in
KDE Connect.

Impact
======

An attacker could cause a possible Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All KDE Connect users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=kde-misc/kdeconnect-20.04.3-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-26164
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-26164

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202101-16

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2021 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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