DescriptionThe exec_command function in common/ in Gajim before 0.15 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in an href attribute.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2453-1, DSA-2453-2
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs668038

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gajim (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy0.15.1-4.1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie0.16-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid0.16.6-1fixed

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

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