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CVE-2017-17531

Published: 14 December 2017

gozilla.c in GNU GLOBAL 4.8.6 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.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

8.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
global
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(end of life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
disco Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
focal Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
impish Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
lunar Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
mantic Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
noble Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
upstream
Released (6.6.1-1)
xenial Needed

zesty Ignored
(end of life)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 8.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H