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CVE-2018-6791 Detail

Description

An issue was discovered in soliduiserver/deviceserviceaction.cpp in KDE Plasma Workspace before 5.12.0. When a vfat thumbdrive that contains `` or $() in its volume label is plugged in and mounted through the device notifier, it's interpreted as a shell command, leading to a possibility of arbitrary command execution. An example of an offending volume label is "$(touch b)" -- this will create a file called b in the home folder.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/06/2018

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6791
Original release date:
02/06/2018
Last revised:
02/18/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=389815 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=389815
https://cgit.kde.org/plasma-workspace.git/commit/?id=9db872df82c258315c6ebad800af59e81ffb9212 External Source CONFIRM https://cgit.kde.org/plasma-workspace.git/commit/?id=9db872df82c258315c6ebad800af59e81ffb9212
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4116 External Source DEBIAN DSA-4116

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