A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog)
The following packages are affected:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to version 4:3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2. In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.
Eckhart Werner discovered that Kommander opens files from remote and possibly untrusted locations without user confirmation. Since Kommander files can contain scripts, this would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file.
The updated Kommander will not automatically open files from remote locations, and files which do not end with ".kmdr" any more.