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<glsa id="201406-15">
<title>KDirStat: Arbitrary command execution</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in KDirStat could allow local attackers to execute
arbitrary shell commands.
<product type="ebuild">kdirstat</product>
<announced>June 15, 2014</announced>
<revised>June 15, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="kde-misc/kdirstat" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.7.5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.7.5</vulnerable>
<p>KDirStat is a graphical disk usage utility for KDE.</p>
<p>Missing escape of executable shell command in KDirStat can be used to
insert malicious shell commands.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local attacker could possibly execute arbitrary shell command with the
privileges of the process.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All KDirStat users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=kde-misc/kdirstat-2.7.5"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-2527</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:40:23 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:22:38 +0000">