Upstream information

CVE-2017-14500 at MITRE

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1059057 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • newsbeuter >= 2.9-2.6.1
  • newsbeuter-debuginfo >= 2.9-2.6.1
  • newsbeuter-debugsource >= 2.9-2.6.1
  • newsbeuter-lang >= 2.9-2.6.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-92
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • newsbeuter >= 2.9-8.1
  • newsbeuter-debuginfo >= 2.9-8.1
  • newsbeuter-debugsource >= 2.9-8.1
  • newsbeuter-lang >= 2.9-8.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-92