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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-14500: Newsbeuter: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-14500: Newsbeuter: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/17/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2018
Modified
03/12/2018

Description

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command in the podcast playback function of Podbeuter in Newsbeuter 0.3 through 2.9 allows remote attackers to perform user-assisted code execution by crafting an RSS item with a media enclosure (i.e., a podcast file) that includes shell metacharacters in its filename, related to pb_controller.cpp and queueloader.cpp, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-12904.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-news-newsbeuter

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-news-newsbeuter

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