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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-12904

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command in bookmarking function of Newsbeuter versions 0.7 through 2.9 allows remote attackers to perform user-assisted code execution by crafting an RSS item that includes shell code in its title and/or URL.
Publish Date : 2017-08-23 Last Update Date : 2020-10-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 943

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-12904

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 0.8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 0.8.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 0.9.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 2.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 2.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 2.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 3
Newsbeuter Newsbeuter 20

- References For CVE-2017-12904

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4585-1/
UBUNTU USN-4585-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3947
DEBIAN DSA-3947
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/newsbeuter/iFqSE7Vz-DE
MLIST [newsbeuter] 20170817 [CVE-2017-12904] Remote code execution
https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/issues/591 CONFIRM
https://github.com/akrennmair/newsbeuter/commit/96e9506ae9e252c548665152d1b8968297128307 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-12904

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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