CVE-2017-17535

NameCVE-2017-17535
Descriptionlib/gui.py in Bob Hepple gjots2 2.4.1 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
gjots2 (PTS)jessie, stretch2.4.1-2vulnerable
sid2.4.1-5vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gjots2source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://sources.debian.org/src/gjots2/2.4.1-2/lib/gui.py/?hl=2188#L2188

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