Bug 1528421 (CVE-2017-17529) - CVE-2017-17529 abiword: Command injection in af/util/xp/ut_go_file.cpp
Summary: CVE-2017-17529 abiword: Command injection in af/util/xp/ut_go_file.cpp
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2017-17529
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
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Hardware: All Linux
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1528422
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-12-21 19:50 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2017-12-21 19:50 UTC (History)
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-12-21 19:50:08 UTC
af/util/xp/ut_go_file.cpp in AbiWord 3.0.2-2 does not validate strings before
launching the program specified by the BROWSER environment variable, which might
allow remote attackers to conduct argument-injection attacks via a crafted URL.

References:

https://sources.debian.org/src/abiword/3.0.2-5/src/af/util/xp/ut_go_file.cpp/#L1717

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-12-21 19:50:39 UTC
Created abiword tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1528422]


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