DescriptionUntrusted search path vulnerability in dash 0.5.4, when used as a login shell, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse .profile file in the current working directory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dash (PTS)buster0.5.10.2-5fixed
bookworm, sid0.5.12-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dashsource(unstable)(not affected)


- dash <not-affected> (Debian uses upstream's patch to implement -l)

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