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<title>Kommander: Insecure remote script execution</title>
<synopsis>
Kommander executes remote scripts without confirmation, potentially
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Kommander</product>
<announced>April 22, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 20, 2005: 02</revised>
<bug>89092</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="kde-base/kdewebdev" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.3.2-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.3.2-r2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
KDE is a feature-rich graphical desktop environment for Linux and
Unix-like Operating Systems. Kommander is a visual dialog editor and
interpreter for KDE applications, part of the kdewebdev package.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Kommander executes data files from possibly untrusted locations without
user confirmation.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running Kommander.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All kdewebdev users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=kde-base/kdewebdev-3.3.2-r2&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0754">CAN-2005-0754</uri>
<uri link="http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050420-1.txt">KDE Security Advisory: Kommander untrusted code execution</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 22 Apr 2005 06:18:02 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 22 Apr 2005 06:48:56 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
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