Debian Security Advisory
DLA-570-1 kde4libs -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Jul 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 832620.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6232.
- More information:
It was possible to trick kde4libs's KArchiveDirectory::copyTo() function to extract files to arbitrary system locations from a specially prepared tar file outside of the extraction folder.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 4:4.8.4-4+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your kde4libs packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS