DescriptionA shell command injection in the obs-service-source_validator before 0.7 could be used to execute code as the packager when checking RPM SPEC files with specific macro constructs.
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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs887391

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
osc (PTS)jessie0.149.0-2vulnerable
buster, sid0.164.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - osc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - osc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - osc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Details in
SUSE adressed the issue not only in the obs-service-source_validator
and adding a validation in 0.162.0 when using OBS 2.9, cf.:

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