Vulnerability CVE-2017-14500


Published: 2017-09-17

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.

Type:

CWE-78

(Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') )

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Newsbeuter -> Newsbeuter 

 References:
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/09/16/1
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3977
https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/26f5a4350f3ab5507bb8727051c87bb04660f333
https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/c8fea2f60c18ed30bdd1bb6f798e994e51a58260
https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/issues/598

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