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CVE-2019-14744 Detail

Current Description

In KDE Frameworks KConfig before 5.61.0, malicious desktop files and configuration files lead to code execution with minimal user interaction. This relates to libKF5ConfigCore.so, and the mishandling of .desktop and .directory files, as demonstrated by a shell command on an Icon line in a .desktop file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00013.html Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00016.html Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00034.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153981/Slackware-Security-Advisory-kdelibs-Updates.html Patch Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2606
https://gist.githubusercontent.com/zeropwn/630832df151029cb8f22d5b6b9efaefb/raw/64aa3d30279acb207f787ce9c135eefd5e52643b/kde-kdesktopfile-command-injection.txt Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/08/msg00023.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/5IRIKH7ZWXELIQT6WSLV7EG3VTFWKZPD/ Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/FNHO6FZRYBQ2R3UCFDGS66F6DNNTKCMM/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UYKLUSSEK3YJOVQDL6K2LKGS3354UH6L/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/WTFBQRJAU7ITD3TOMPZAUQMYYCAZ6DTX/ Mailing List Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/YIDXQ6CUB5E7Y3MJWCUY4VR42QAE6SCJ/
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/12 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/9 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-07
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4100-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4494 Third Party Advisory
https://www.zdnet.com/article/unpatched-kde-vulnerability-disclosed-on-twitter/ Press/Media Coverage Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kconfig:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
5.61.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-14744
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/15/2019