GLSA-201701-09 : Xdg-Utils: Command injection

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-09
(Xdg-Utils: Command injection)

An eval injection vulnerability was discovered in Xdg-Utils.

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could execute arbitrary code via the URL
argument to xdg-open.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-09

Solution :

All Xdg-Utils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-misc/xdg-utils-1.1.1'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96240 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9622

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