DescriptionThe open_generic_xdg_mime function in xdg-open in xdg-utils 1.1.0 rc1 in Debian, when using dash, does not properly handle local variables, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-217-1, DSA-3165-1
Debian Bugs777722

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xdg-utils (PTS)buster1.1.3-1+deb10u1fixed
trixie, sid, bookworm, bullseye1.1.3-4.1fixed

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