CVE-2020-17448

NameCVE-2020-17448
DescriptionTelegram Desktop through 2.1.13 allows a spoofed file type to bypass the Dangerous File Type Execution protection mechanism, as demonstrated by use of the chat window with a filename that lacks an extension.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
telegram-desktop (PTS)buster1.5.11-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid2.2.0+ds-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
telegram-desktopsource(unstable)2.2.0+ds-1

Notes

[buster] - telegram-desktop <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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