CVE-2017-5932

NameCVE-2017-5932
DescriptionThe path autocompletion feature in Bash 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted filename starting with a " (double quote) character and a command substitution metacharacter.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bash (PTS)wheezy4.2+dfsg-0.1+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)4.2+dfsg-0.1+deb7u4fixed
jessie4.3-11+deb8u1fixed
buster, sid, stretch4.4-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bashsource(unstable)4.4-3medium
bashsourcejessie(not affected)
bashsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - bash <not-affected> (Introduced in 4.4)
[wheezy] - bash <not-affected> (Introduced in 4.4)
https://github.com/jheyens/bash_completion_vuln/raw/master/2017-01-17.bash_completion_report.pdf
Fix http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/bash.git/commit/?id=4f747edc625815f449048579f6e65869914dd715

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