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FreeBSD: VID-48CCA164-E269-11E7-BE51-6599C735AFC8 (CVE-2017-17531): global -- gozilla vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

gozilla.c in GNU GLOBAL 4.8.6 does not validate strings before launching the program specified by the BROWSER environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to conduct argument-injection attacks via a crafted URL.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-global

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