CVE-2017-14500

Priority
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.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (2.9-7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.9-3ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.9-6)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/26f5a4350f3ab5507bb8727051c87bb04660f333
Upstream:https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/c8fea2f60c18ed30bdd1bb6f798e994e51a58260
More Information

Updated: 2020-10-08 16:15:05 UTC (commit 787502496eb4c6ba1c4a50c098423d443ee99174)