Descriptionsvn-workbench 1.6.2 and earlier on a system with xeyes installed allows local users to execute arbitrary commands by using the "Command Shell" menu item while in the directory trunk/$(xeyes).
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
Debian Bugs798863

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
svn-workbench (PTS)jessie1.6.8-2.1vulnerable
sid, buster1.8.2-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - svn-workbench <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - svn-workbench <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - svn-workbench <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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