CVE-2008-5718

NameCVE-2008-5718
DescriptionThe papd daemon in Netatalk before 2.0.4-beta2, when using certain variables in a pipe command for the print file, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a print request, as demonstrated using a crafted Title.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1705-1, DTSA-183-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs510585

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
netatalk (PTS)wheezy2.2.2-1fixed
stretch2.2.5-2fixed
buster, sid2.2.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
netatalksource(unstable)2.0.4~beta2-1medium510585
netatalksourceetch2.0.3-4+etch1highDSA-1705-1
netatalksourcelenny2.0.3-11+lenny1highDTSA-183-1

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