Debian Security Advisory
DLA-769-1 shutter -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Dec 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 798862.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-0854.
- More information:
The feature-rich screenshot program shutter uses the system() call in an unsafe way. This allows an attacker to execute arbitrary programs via crafted directory names.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this problem has been fixed in version 0.88.3-1+deb7u1.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem will be fixed in version 0.92-0.1+deb8u1, part of the upcoming point release
For Debian 9
Sid, this problem has been fixed in version 0.93.1-1
We recommend that you upgrade your shutter packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS