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LIN6-14593 : Security Advisory - xdg-utils - CVE-2017-18266

Created: May 15, 2018    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Jun 18, 2018
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


The open_envvar function in xdg-open in xdg-utils before 1.1.3 does not validate strings before launching the program specified by the BROWSER environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to conduct argument-injection attacks via a crafted URL, as demonstrated by %s in this environment variable.

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