DescriptionOhcount 3.0.0 is prone to a command injection via specially crafted filenames containing shell metacharacters, which can be exploited by an attacker (providing a source tree for Ohcount processing) to execute arbitrary code as the user running Ohcount.
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NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs882372

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ohcount (PTS)stretch3.0.0-8.3vulnerable
bullseye, sid4.0.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - ohcount <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - ohcount <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - ohcount <no-dsa> (Minor issue) (v3.1.0)

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