CVE-2017-17528

NameCVE-2017-17528
Descriptionbackends/platform/sdl/posix/posix.cpp in ScummVM 1.9.0 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
scummvm (PTS)wheezy1.4.1-1fixed
jessie1.7.0+dfsg-2vulnerable
stretch1.9.0+dfsg-1vulnerable
buster, sid1.9.0+dfsg-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
scummvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
scummvmsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - scummvm <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not there)
https://sources.debian.org/src/scummvm/1.9.0+dfsg-2/backends/platform/sdl/posix/posix.cpp/?hl=274#L274

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