CVE-2017-17516

NameCVE-2017-17516
Descriptionscripts/inspect_webbrowser.py in Reddit Terminal Viewer (RTV) 1.19.0 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.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rtv (PTS)stretch1.14.1+dfsg-1vulnerable
buster, sid1.20.0+dfsg-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rtvsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://sources.debian.org/src/rtv/1.20.0+dfsg-1/scripts/inspect_webbrowser.py/

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