CVE-2017-12904 Detail

Current Description

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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3947 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/96e9506ae9e252c548665152d1b8968297128307 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/issues/591 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/newsbeuter/iFqSE7Vz-DE Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-12904 Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-943 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Data Query Logic cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12904
NVD Published Date:
08/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/10/2019
Source:
MITRE