Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1209-1 sensible-utils -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
15 Dec 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-17512.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a vulnerability in sensible-browser, a utility to start the most suitable web browser based on your environment or configuration.

Remote attackers could conduct argument-injection attacks via speciallycrafted URIs.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in sensible-utils version 0.0.7+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your sensible-utils packages.