CVE-2017-17515

NameCVE-2017-17515
Description** DISPUTED ** etc/ObjectList in Metview 4.7.3 does not validate strings before launching the program specified by the BROWSER environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to conduct argument-injection attacks via a crafted URL. NOTE: a third party has indicated that the code to access this environment variable is not enabled in the shipped product.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
metview (PTS)jessie4.4.8+dfsg.1-8vulnerable
stretch4.8.0-4vulnerable
buster5.0.3-1vulnerable
sid5.1.0-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
metviewsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://sources.debian.org/src/metview/4.7.2-3/share/metview/etc/ObjectList/?hl=2857#L2857

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