Debian Security Advisory DSA-3131-1 email@example.com http://www.debian.org/security/ Michael Gilbert January 18, 2015 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
Package : xdg-utils CVE ID : CVE-2014-9622 Debian Bug : 773085
John Houwer discovered a way to cause xdg-open, a tool that automatically opens URLs in a user's preferred application, to execute arbitrary commands remotely.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-6+deb7u2.
For the upcoming stable (jessie) and unstable (sid) distributions, this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7.3.
We recommend that you upgrade your xdg-utils packages.
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