Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1061-1 newsbeuter -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Aug 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-12904.
- More information:
Jeriko One discovered that newsbeuter, a text-mode RSS feed reader, did not properly escape the title and description of a news article when bookmarking it. This allowed a remote attacker to run an arbitrary shell command on the client machine.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.5-2+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your newsbeuter 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