Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:28:19 +0200 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: kdeconnect: CVE-2020-26164: multiple security issues in kdeconnectd network daemon On Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 02:29:12PM +0200, Matthias Gerstner wrote: > The SUSE security team noticed that a new network service service > `kdeconnectd` was active by default in openSUSE Leap 15.2 listening on TCP > and UDP port 1716. `kdeconnectd` is started automatically in the context of > any KDE session and runs with the privileges of the logged in user. > > > `kdeconnectd` talks to an Android smartphone app. The use cases are, among > others: > > > - sharing the PC clipboard with the smartphone > - controlling the PC from the smartphone (running commands, controlling input) > > > I conducted an in-depth source code review [...] Thank you for your work on this, and for publishing so much detail! Will kdeconnectd no longer be active by default in openSUSE? I hope so. Merely fixing the known issues doesn't address the fact that this poses unjustified risk for most people. Alexander
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