CVE-2017-14500 Detail

Current Description

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.


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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://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/09/16/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3977
https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/26f5a4350f3ab5507bb8727051c87bb04660f333 Patch 
https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/c8fea2f60c18ed30bdd1bb6f798e994e51a58260 Patch 
https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/issues/598 Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4585-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-78 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14500
NVD Published Date:
09/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/21/2020
Source:
MITRE