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Bug 645738 (CVE-2017-17521) - media-gfx/fontforge: Command injection in help function uiutil.c (CVE-2017-17521)
Summary: media-gfx/fontforge: Command injection in help function uiutil.c (CVE-2017-17...
Alias: CVE-2017-17521
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [noglsa cve]
Depends on: 712156
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Reported: 2018-01-25 16:30 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2020-04-16 06:42 UTC (History)
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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2018-01-25 16:30:14 UTC
CVE-2017-17521 (
  uiutil.c in FontForge through 20170731 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, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-17534.
Comment 1 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2020-04-16 06:42:23 UTC
GLSA Vote: No
Thank you all for you work. 
Closing as [noglsa].