Descriptionkcleanup.cpp in KDirStat 2.7.0 does not properly quote strings when deleting a directory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a " (double quote) character in the directory name, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-2528.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
k4dirstat (PTS)jessie2.7.8-1fixed
buster, sid3.1.3-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
k4dirstatsource(unstable)(not affected)


- k4dirstat <not-affected> (Uses single quotes for affected code)
[squeeze] - kdirstat <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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