uzbl @SELECTED_URI command execution
|uzbl-atselecteduri-command-execution (61011)||High Risk|
uzbl could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by insecure settings within uzbl-core.c. By persuading a victim to click on a specially-crafted @SELECTED_URI using the middle mouse button, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject and execute arbitrary shell commands on the system.
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.
- FS#240: Malicious code execution through unsanitized @SELECTED_URI .
- Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 621965: CVE-2010-2809 uzbl: malicious code execution via unsanitized @SELECTED_URI [fedora-all].
- uzbl Web site: The uzbl web interface tools.
- BID-42297: uzbl 'uzbl-core' '@SELECTED_URI' Mouse Button Bindings Command Injection Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-2809: The default configuration of the <Button2> binding in Uzbl before 2010.08.05 does not properly use the @SELECTED_URI feature, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted HREF attribute of an A element in an HTML document.
- OSVDB ID: 67308: Uzbl <Button2> Binding @SELECTED_URI Feature Weakness Crafted HTML Document Arbitrary Command Execution
- SA41077: Fedora uzbl @SELECTED_URI Command Injection Vulnerability
- Uzbl Uzbl
Aug 05, 2010
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