CVE-2006-5869

NameCVE-2006-5869
Descriptionpstotext before 1.9 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a file name.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1220
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs356988

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pstotext (PTS)stretch, sid, jessie, wheezy1.9-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pstotextsource(unstable)1.9-4medium356988
pstotextsourcesarge1.9-1sarge2mediumDSA-1220

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