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CVE-2017-14500

Published: 17 September 2017

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command in the podcast playback function of Podbeuter in Newsbeuter 0.3 through 2.9 allows remote attackers to perform user-assisted code execution by crafting an RSS item with a media enclosure (i.e., a podcast file) that includes shell metacharacters in its filename, related to pb_controller.cpp and queueloader.cpp, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-12904.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
newsbeuter
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(2.9-6)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.9-6)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.9-6)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.9-6)
eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
upstream
Released (2.9-7)
xenial
Released (2.9-3ubuntu0.1)
zesty
Released (2.9-5+deb9u2build0.17.04.1)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/26f5a4350f3ab5507bb8727051c87bb04660f333
upstream: https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/c8fea2f60c18ed30bdd1bb6f798e994e51a58260