CVE-2017-17512

Current Description

sensible-browser in sensible-utils before 0.0.11 does not validate strings before launching the program specified by the BROWSER environment variable, which allows remote attackers to conduct argument-injection attacks via a crafted URL, as demonstrated by a --proxy-pac-file argument.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 11, 2017
Last ModifiedMarch 16, 2018
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-74
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score6.8
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score8.6
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

CVSS 3 - Version3.0
CVSS 3 - Vector StringCVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 3 - Attack VectorNETWORK
CVSS 3 - Attack ComplexityLOW
CVSS 3 - Privileges RequiredNONE
CVSS 3 - User InteractionREQUIRED
CVSS 3 - ScopeUNCHANGED
CVSS 3 - Confidentiality ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Integrity ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Availability ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Base Score8.8
CVSS 3 - Base SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score2.8
Base SeverityHIGH

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationSensible-utils ProjectSensible-utils********0.0.11

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Sensible-utils Project Sensible-utils *

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://metadata.ftp-master.debian.org/changelogs/main/s/sensible-utils/sensible-utils_0.0.11_changeloghttp://metadata.ftp-master.debian.org/changelogs/main/s/sensible-utils/sensible-utils_0.0.11_changelMISCRelease Notes Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.debian.org/881767https://bugs.debian.org/881767MISCExploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
[debian-lts-announce] 20171215 [SECURITY] [DLA 1209-1] sensible-utils security updatehttps://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00012.htmlMLIST
USN-3584-1https://usn.ubuntu.com/3584-1/UBUNTU
DSA-4071https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4071DEBIANIssue Tracking Third Party Advisory