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Vulnerability of newsbeuter: code execution via Bookmark

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via Bookmark of newsbeuter, in order to run code.
Impacted products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 21/08/2017.
Références of this threat: CVE-2017-12904, DLA-1061-1, DSA-3947-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0166-1, USN-4585-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-23577.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via Bookmark of newsbeuter, in order to run code.
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This cybersecurity bulletin impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian: new newsbeuter packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: newsbeuter 2.5-2+deb7u2
  Debian 8: newsbeuter 2.8-2+deb8u1
  Debian 9: newsbeuter 2.9-5+deb9u1

openSUSE Leap: new newsbeuter packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: newsbeuter 2.9-5.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: newsbeuter 2.9-2.3.1

Ubuntu 16.04: new newsbeuter packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: newsbeuter 2.9-3ubuntu0.1
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