CVE-2017-18205

NameCVE-2017-18205
DescriptionIn builtin.c in zsh before 5.4, when sh compatibility mode is used, there is a NULL pointer dereference during processing of the cd command with no argument if HOME is not set.
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
zsh (PTS)jessie5.0.7-5vulnerable
stretch5.3.1-4vulnerable
buster, sid5.6.2-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
zshsource(unstable)5.4.1-1unimportant

Notes

https://sourceforge.net/p/zsh/code/ci/eb783754bdb74377f3cea4ceca9c23a02ea1bf58
no security impact

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