Bug 1572162 - CVE-2018-10361 kf5-ktexteditor: Insecure handling of temporary files in kauth_ktexteditor_helper service allows privileges escalation via symlink attack [epel-all]
Summary: CVE-2018-10361 kf5-ktexteditor: Insecure handling of temporary files in kauth...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: kf5-ktexteditor
Version: epel7
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Vrátil
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2018-10361
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-04-26 09:51 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2018-11-27 16:26 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Release Note
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Last Closed: 2018-11-27 16:26:45 UTC
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Description Adam Mariš 2018-04-26 09:51:41 UTC
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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2018-04-26 09:51:47 UTC
Use the following template to for the 'fedpkg update' request to submit an
update for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well as
this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get updated
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Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2018-11-27 16:26:45 UTC
Fix was released as part of kde frameworks 5.48 which landed in all fedora releases.

f27: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-2bb229d1b3
f28: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-697c1e9b44

and kde frameworks 5.50 released for epel7:

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