This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.
The vulnerability exists due to a symlink following issue when processing .tar archives in KDE ark. remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted .tar archive and overwrite arbitrary files on the target system.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
ark: 2.6 - 20.07.90
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.