CVE-2017-17527

NameCVE-2017-17527
Description** DISPUTED ** delphi_gui/WWWBrowserRunnerDM.pas in PasDoc 0.14 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 software maintainer has indicated that the code referencing the BROWSER environment variable is never used.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pasdoc (PTS)jessie0.13.0-1vulnerable
stretch0.14.0-1vulnerable
buster, sid0.15.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pasdocsource(unstable)0.15.0-1unimportant

Notes

https://sources.debian.org/src/pasdoc/0.14.0-1/source/delphi_gui/WWWBrowserRunnerDM.pas/?hl=63#L63
Marked as unimportant since issue in unused code. MITRE marks CVE as
disputed.

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