Descriptionscripts/ in devscripts before 2.10.73 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted (1) .dsc or (2) .changes file, related to "arguments to external commands" that are not properly escaped, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-2240.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
devscripts (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.12.6+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.15.3+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid2.17.5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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