CVE-2018-1000801

NameCVE-2018-1000801
Descriptionokular version 18.08 and earlier contains a Directory Traversal vulnerability in function "unpackDocumentArchive(...)" in "core/document.cpp" that can result in Arbitrary file creation on the user workstation. This attack appear to be exploitable via he victim must open a specially crafted Okular archive. This issue appears to have been corrected in version 18.08.1
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1516-1, DSA-4303-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs908168

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
okular (PTS)stretch (security), stretch4:16.08.2-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4:17.12.2-2.2fixed
bullseye, sid4:20.08.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
okularsourcejessie4:4.14.2-2+deb8u1DLA-1516-1
okularsourcestretch4:16.08.2-1+deb9u1DSA-4303-1
okularsource(unstable)4:17.12.2-2.1908168

Notes

https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=398096
https://github.com/KDE/okular/commit/8ff7abc14d41906ad978b6bc67e69693863b9d47

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