Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3056-1 exo -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
22 Jun 2022
Affected Packages:
exo
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-32278.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an issue in XFCE where allowed attackers could execute arbitrary code because xdg-open could execute a .desktop file on an attacker-controlled FTP server.

  • CVE-2022-32278

    XFCE 4.16 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code because xdg-open can execute a .desktop file on an attacker-controlled FTP server.

For Debian 9 Stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.10.7-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your exo 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