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 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
global
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (6.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(6.6.2-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needed)