Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1516-1 okular -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
23 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1000801.
More information:

Joran Herve discovered that the Okular document viewer was susceptible to directory traversal via malformed .okular files (annotated document archives), which could result in the creation of arbitrary files.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 4:4.14.2-2+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your okular packages.

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