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Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 4303-1 (okular - security update)
Summary:Joran Herve discovered that the Okular document viewer was susceptible;to directory traversal via malformed .okular files (annotated document;archives), which could result in the creation of arbitrary files.
Joran Herve discovered that the Okular document viewer was susceptible
to directory traversal via malformed .okular files (annotated document
archives), which could result in the creation of arbitrary files.

Vulnerability Insight:
Okular is a universal document viewer with support for advanced document
features, such as annotations, forms, and embedded files.

Affected Software/OS:
okular on Debian Linux

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 4:16.08.2-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your okular packages.

For the detailed security status of okular please refer to
its security tracker page at:

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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-1000801
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