DescriptionFirefox 1.0.6 and Mozilla 1.7.10 allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a URL that is provided to the browser on the command line, which is sent unfiltered to bash.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs329664, 329667
Debian/oldoldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mozillasource(unstable)(not affected)
mozilla-firefoxsource(unstable)(not affected)
mozilla-thunderbirdsource(unstable)1.0.6-4high329664, 329667


- mozilla-firefox <not-affected> (Debian ships a non-vulnerable wrapper script)
- mozilla <not-affected> (Debian ships a non-vulnerable wrapper script)

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