Bug 2129747 (CVE-2022-41322) - CVE-2022-41322 kitty: notification identifiers are not sanitized correctly leading to code execution
Summary: CVE-2022-41322 kitty: notification identifiers are not sanitized correctly le...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2022-41322
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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high
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2129748 2129749
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2022-09-26 08:55 UTC by TEJ RATHI
Modified: 2022-11-28 02:55 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kitty 0.26.2
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A vulnerability was found in kitty where the notification identifiers were not sanitized correctly leading to code execution if the user clicked on a notification popup from a malicious source.
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Last Closed: 2022-11-28 02:55:38 UTC


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Description TEJ RATHI 2022-09-26 08:55:49 UTC
In Kitty before 0.26.2, insufficient validation in the desktop notification escape sequence can lead to arbitrary code execution. The user must display attacker-controlled content in the terminal, then click on a notification popup.

https://github.com/kovidgoyal/kitty/compare/v0.26.1...v0.26.2
https://github.com/kovidgoyal/kitty/commit/f05783e64d5fa62e1aed603e8d69aced5e49824f
https://sw.kovidgoyal.net/kitty/changelog/#detailed-list-of-changes
https://bugs.gentoo.org/868543

Comment 1 TEJ RATHI 2022-09-26 08:56:15 UTC
Created kitty tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 2129748]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2129749]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-11-28 02:55:36 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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