Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : xdg-utils (cve_2008_0386_improper_input)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Xdg-utils 1.0.2 and earlier allows user-assisted remote
attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell
metacharacters in a URL argument to (1) xdg-open or (2)
xdg-email. (CVE-2008-0386)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?e2f21670

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.16.5.0.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80817 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0386

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