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    Debian: DSA-3947-1: newsbeuter security update

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    Jeriko One discovered that newsbeuter, a text-mode RSS feed reader, did not properly escape the title and description of a news article when bookmarking it. This allowed a remote attacker to run an arbitrary shell command on the client machine.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3947-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    August 18, 2017                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : newsbeuter
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-12904
    
    Jeriko One discovered that newsbeuter, a text-mode RSS feed reader,
    did not properly escape the title and description of a news article
    when bookmarking it. This allowed a remote attacker to run an
    arbitrary shell command on the client machine.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.8-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.9-5+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your newsbeuter packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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