CVE-2017-17532

NameCVE-2017-17532
Descriptionexamples/framework/news/news3.py in Kiwi 1.9.22 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
kiwi (PTS)jessie1.9.22-2vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1.9.22-4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kiwisource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://sources.debian.org/src/kiwi/1.9.22-4/examples/framework/news/news3.py/?hl=88#L88
Only in examples code, negligible impact

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