CVE-2014-8517

NameCVE-2014-8517
DescriptionThe fetch_url function in usr.bin/ftp/fetch.c in tnftp, as used in NetBSD 5.1 through 5.1.4, 5.2 through 5.2.2, 6.0 through 6.0.6, and 6.1 through 6.1.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a | (pipe) character at the end of an HTTP redirect.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs767171

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tnftp (PTS)buster, sid, jessie, stretch20130505-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tnftpsource(unstable)20130505-2low767171

Notes

[wheezy] - tnftp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - tnftp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/28/4

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