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Bug 650894 - sci-mathematics/geomview: Argument-injection through BROWSER env var
Summary: sci-mathematics/geomview: Argument-injection through BROWSER env var
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal trivial (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
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Whiteboard: ~2 [upstream cve]
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Reported: 2018-03-19 14:55 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2018-03-19 14:55 UTC (History)
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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2018-03-19 14:55:02 UTC
CVE-2017-17530 (https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17530):
  common/help.c in Geomview 1.9.5 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.


@Maintainers please confirm if we are affected.

Thank you