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 (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs908168

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
okular (PTS)jessie4:4.14.2-2vulnerable
jessie (security)4:4.14.2-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch4:16.08.2-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid4:17.12.2-2.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
okularsource(unstable)4:17.12.2-2.1medium908168
okularsourcejessie4:4.14.2-2+deb8u1mediumDLA-1516-1
okularsourcestretch4:16.08.2-1+deb9u1mediumDSA-4303-1

Notes

https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=398096
https://cgit.kde.org/okular.git/commit/?id=8ff7abc14d41906ad978b6bc67e69693863b9d47

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