DescriptionA vulnerability was found in liferea. It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is the function update_job_run of the file src/update.c of the component Feed Enrichment. The manipulation of the argument source with the input |date >/tmp/bad-item-link.txt leads to os command injection. The attack may be launched remotely. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. The name of the patch is 8d8b5b963fa64c7a2122d1bbfbb0bed46e813e59. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-222848.
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Debian Bugs1032822

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
liferea (PTS)buster1.12.6-1+deb10u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - liferea <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - liferea <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Introduced by: (v1.12.0)
introduced by: (v1.12.0)
Fixed by: (v1.14.1)
Followup: (v1.14.1)
Feature is always off-by default and not not advertised in the documentation.

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