CVE-2017-17518

NameCVE-2017-17518
Descriptionswt/motif/browser.c in White_dune (aka whitedune) 0.30.10 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
whitedune (PTS)wheezy0.30.10-1.1vulnerable
jessie0.30.10-1.3vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch0.30.10-2.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
whitedunesource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://sources.debian.org/src/whitedune/0.30.10-2.1/src/swt/motif/browser.c/?hl=159#L214

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