Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4819-1 kitty -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Dec 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-35605.
- More information:
Stephane Chauveau discovered that the graphics protocol implementation in Kitty, a GPU-based terminal emulator, did not sanitise a filename when returning an error message, which could result in the execution of arbitrary shell commands when displaying a file with cat.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 0.13.3-1+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your kitty packages.
For the detailed security status of kitty please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/kitty