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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-14744

In KDE Frameworks KConfig before 5.61.0, malicious desktop files and configuration files lead to code execution with minimal user interaction. This relates to, and the mishandling of .desktop and .directory files, as demonstrated by a shell command on an Icon line in a .desktop file.
Publish Date : 2019-08-07 Last Update Date : 2019-08-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:2606: kdelibs and kde-settings security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192606 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2019-14744

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2

- References For CVE-2019-14744[email protected]/message/5IRIKH7ZWXELIQT6WSLV7EG3VTFWKZPD/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-a746ac9c89[email protected]/message/FNHO6FZRYBQ2R3UCFDGS66F6DNNTKCMM/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-f9f78895c3
GENTOO GLSA-201908-07
BUGTRAQ 20190812 [SECURITY] [DSA 4494-1] kconfig security update[email protected]/message/WTFBQRJAU7ITD3TOMPZAUQMYYCAZ6DTX/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-48b691092f
DEBIAN DSA-4494[email protected]/message/UYKLUSSEK3YJOVQDL6K2LKGS3354UH6L/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-9f2ee52c88
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1851
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1898
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1855
BUGTRAQ 20190808 [slackware-security] kdelibs (SSA:2019-220-01)
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190818 [SECURITY] [DLA 1890-1] kde4libs security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-14744

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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