Vulnerability CVE-2017-17531


Published: 2017-12-14

Description:
gozilla.c in GNU GLOBAL 4.8.6 does not validate strings before launching the program specified by the BROWSER environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to conduct argument-injection attacks via a crafted URL.

Type:

CWE-74

Vendor: GNU
Product: Global 
Version: 4.8.6;

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

 References:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-17531

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