Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 14:28:18 +0200 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE id request: newsbeuter Hi, * Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> [2008-09-01 12:09]: > newsbeuter (http://www.newsbeuter.org) 1.1 fixes a security > issue that was discovered by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) and is > fixed in svn revision 1429. > > The previous version allowed to execute arbitrary code by a > crafted feed URL that is passed as a command line parameter > if the URL is opened by an external browser. > > Upstream changelog: > 1.1: > Added a line wrap for the article view's headers and the link list on the bottom (fixes Debian issue #491122) > Added test suite for functional tests of the user interface > Fixed quoting issue in open-in-browser command > ^^^^^ > > This issue should affect all newsbeuter versions < 1.1. Update, it also affects 1.1, the fix is not sufficient, see Debian bug #497495. r1445 and r1447 is needed as an additional fix which now replaces all ' by their hex representations so this affects < 1.2. Kind regards Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted. Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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