CVE-2017-17526

NameCVE-2017-17526
DescriptionInput.cc in Bernard Parisse Giac 1.2.3.57 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
giac (PTS)buster, sid1.4.9.69+dfsg1-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
giacsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://sources.debian.org/src/giac/1.2.3.57+dfsg1-2/src/Input.cc/?hl=68#L77

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