CVE-2017-17525

NameCVE-2017-17525
Descriptionguiclient/guiclient.cpp in xTuple PostBooks 4.7.0 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
postbooks (PTS)jessie4.7.0-2vulnerable
stretch4.10.0-2vulnerable
sid4.10.1-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
postbookssource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://sources.debian.org/src/postbooks/4.7.0-3/guiclient/guiclient.cpp/?hl=1610#L1610

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