Upstream information

CVE-2018-1000801 at MITRE


okular version 18.08 and earlier contains a Directory Traversal vulnerability in function "unpackDocumentArchive(...)" in "core/document.cpp" that can result in Arbitrary file creation on the user workstation. This attack appear to be exploitable via he victim must open a specially crafted Okular archive. This issue appears to have been corrected in version 18.08.1

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1107591 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3
  • okular >= 17.04.2-12.1
  • okular-devel >= 17.04.2-12.1
  • okular-lang >= 17.04.2-12.1
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15
  • okular >= 17.12.3-bp150.5.1
  • okular-devel >= 17.12.3-bp150.5.1
  • okular-lang >= 17.12.3-bp150.5.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • okular >= 17.12.3-lp150.5.1
  • okular-devel >= 17.12.3-lp150.5.1
  • okular-lang >= 17.12.3-lp150.5.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • okular >= 21.08.1-1.2
  • okular-devel >= 21.08.1-1.2
  • okular-lang >= 21.08.1-1.2
  • okular-mobile >= 21.08.1-1.2
  • okular-spectre >= 21.08.1-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA okular-21.08.1-1.2