CVE-2017-17530

NameCVE-2017-17530
Descriptioncommon/help.c in Geomview 1.9.5 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
geomview (PTS)jessie1.9.4-4.1vulnerable
stretch1.9.5-1vulnerable
buster, sid1.9.5-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
geomviewsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://sources.debian.org/src/geomview/1.9.5-1/src/bin/geomview/common/help.c/?hl=51#L83

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