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Debian: CVE-2017-17512: sensible-utils -- security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) December 11, 2017 December 22, 2017 January 17, 2018

Description

sensible-browser in sensible-utils before 0.0.11 does not validate strings before launching the program specified by the BROWSER environment variable, which allows remote attackers to conduct argument-injection attacks via a crafted URL, as demonstrated by a --proxy-pac-file argument.

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References

Solution

debian-upgrade-sensible-utils