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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202209-22
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Kitty: Arbitrary Code Execution
     Date: September 29, 2022
     Bugs: #868543
       ID: 202209-22

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability has been found in Kitty which could allow for arbitrary
code execution with user input.

Background
==========

Kitty is a fast, feature-rich, GPU-based terminal.

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

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  x11-terms/kitty            < 0.26.2                    >= 0.26.2

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

Carter Sande discovered that maliciously constructed control sequences
can cause Kitty to display a notification that, when clicked, can cause
Kitty to execute arbitrary commands.

Impact
======

Kitty can produce notifications that, when clicked, can execute
arbitrary commands.

Workaround
==========

Avoid clicking unexpected notifications.

Resolution
==========

All Kitty users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-terms/kitty-0.26.2"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2022-41322
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-41322

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

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202209-22

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
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2022 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

Gentoo: GLSA-202209-22: Kitty: Arbitrary Code Execution

Summary

Carter Sande discovered that maliciously constructed control sequences can cause Kitty to display a notification that, when clicked, can cause Kitty to execute arbitrary commands.

Resolution

All Kitty users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-terms/kitty-0.26.2"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2022-41322 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-41322

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202209-22

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 [email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: Normal
Title: Kitty: Arbitrary Code Execution
Date: September 29, 2022
Bugs: #868543
ID: 202209-22

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been found in Kitty which could allow for arbitrary code execution with user input.

Background

Kitty is a fast, feature-rich, GPU-based terminal.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 x11-terms/kitty < 0.26.2 >= 0.26.2

Impact

Kitty can produce notifications that, when clicked, can execute arbitrary commands.

Workaround

Avoid clicking unexpected notifications.

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