CVE-2015-1877

NameCVE-2015-1877
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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-217-1, DSA-3165-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs777722

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xdg-utils (PTS)stretch1.1.1-1+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)1.1.1-1+deb9u1fixed
buster1.1.3-1+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye1.1.3-4.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xdg-utilssourcesqueeze1.0.2+cvs20100307-2+deb6u1DLA-217-1
xdg-utilssourcewheezy1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-6+deb7u3DSA-3165-1
xdg-utilssource(unstable)1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7.4777722

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