Bug 1484518 (CVE-2017-12904)

Summary: CVE-2017-12904 newsbeuter: Improper input sanitization of special elements in bookmarking function
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Pedro Sampaio <psampaio>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-08-23 19:02:10 UTC
Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command in
bookmarking function of Newsbeuter versions 0.7 through 2.9 allows
remote attackers to perform user-assisted code execution by crafting
an RSS item that includes shell code in its title and/or URL.

Upstream bug:

https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/issues/591

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/96e9506ae9e252c548665152d1b8968297128307

References:

https://groups.google.com/d/topic/newsbeuter/iFqSE7Vz-DE
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3947

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-08-23 19:02:30 UTC
Created newsbeuter tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1484519]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:22:02 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.