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Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:22:09 +0100
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
Cc: CVE Assignments MITRE <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: xdg-utils: xdg-open: command
 injection vulnerability


On Thu, Jan 01, 2015 at 08:51:31AM +0100, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
> From the references it is not clear, if a CVE was already requested in
> past, but I have not found a reference here. xdg-open has a command
> injection vulnerability, which was reported on [1] and [2]. The
> Bug entry contains also a patch[3]. The issue was
> hilighted again on the fulldisclosure list in [4].
> In case it is not yet assigned, could you please assign a CVE for this
> RCE for xdg-open in xdg-utils?
> References:
>  [1]
>  [2]
>  [3]
>  [4]
>  [5]

Just wanted to ask back, can a CVE be assigned for this xdg-open
issue? Is anything required missing? Important: Note that the
referenced upstream approach is still beeing worked on. In Debian the
following patch was applied:


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