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    Ubuntu 4585-1: Newsbeuter vulnerabilities

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    Newsbeuter could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a malicious file.
    
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4585-1
    October 15, 2020
    
    newsbeuter vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Newsbeuter could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
    opened a malicious file.
    
    Software Description:
    - newsbeuter: open-source RSS/Atom feed reader for text terminals
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Newsbeuter didn't handle the command line input
    properly. An remote attacker could use it to ran remote code by crafting
    a special input file. (CVE-2017-12904)
    
    It was discovered that Newsbeuter didn't handle metacharacters in its
    filename properly. An remote attacker could use it to ran remote code by
    crafting a special filename. (CVE-2017-14500)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      newsbeuter                      2.9-3ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4585-1
      CVE-2017-12904, CVE-2017-14500
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/newsbeuter/2.9-3ubuntu0.1
    

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