Descriptiondebmany in debian-goodies 0.88.1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary shell commands (because of an eval call) via a crafted .deb file. (The path is shown to the user before execution.)
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Debian Bugs1031267

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
debian-goodies (PTS)buster0.84vulnerable
bookworm, sid0.88.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - debian-goodies <no-dsa> (Minor issue; user prompted before execution)
[buster] - debian-goodies <no-dsa> (Minor issue; user prompted before execution)

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