[Bug 1839432] Re: [CVE] malicious .desktop files (and others) would execute code

Launchpad Bug Tracker 1839432 at bugs.launchpad.net
Thu Aug 15 16:46:03 UTC 2019

This bug was fixed in the package kde4libs - 4:4.14.38-0ubuntu7

kde4libs (4:4.14.38-0ubuntu7) eoan; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: malicious .desktop files (and others) would execute
    code (LP: #1839432).
    - debian/patches/CVE-2019-14744.diff: removes the affected feature as
      currently 'unused'.
    - CVE-2019-14744
  * Build against OpenSSL 1.1:
    - use Fedora-provided patch backport by Daniel Vrátil and Wolfgang Bauer
    - In Build-Depends, replace libssl1.0-dev by "libssl-dev (>= 1.1)"
  * Mark an additional symbol as optional on ppc64el.

 -- Rik Mills <rikmills at kubuntu.org>  Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:10:10 +0100

** Changed in: kde4libs (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Fix Released

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