Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4303-1 okular -- 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 the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 4:16.08.2-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your okular packages.

For the detailed security status of okular please refer to its security tracker page at: