Descriptionpacman before 5.2 is vulnerable to arbitrary command injection in conf.c in the download_with_xfercommand() function. This can be exploited when unsigned databases are used. To exploit the vulnerability, the user must enable a non-default XferCommand and retrieve an attacker-controlled crafted database and package.
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NVD severitymedium


NOT-FOR-US: pacman package manager for arch, different from src:pacman

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