VDB-110688 · CVE-2017-17528 · OpenVAS 63513

ScummVM up to 1.8.x URL posix.cpp BROWSER injection

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A vulnerability was found in ScummVM up to 1.8.x. It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown code of the file backends/platform/sdl/posix/posix.cpp of the component URL Handler. The manipulation of the argument BROWSER as part of a Environment Variable leads to a injection vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-74. The product constructs all or part of a command, data structure, or record using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify how it is parsed or interpreted when it is sent to a downstream component. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 12/14/2017. The weakness was presented 12/14/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at security-tracker.debian.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2017-17528 since 12/11/2017. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1055.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 109592 (Fedora 27 : scummvm / scummvm-tools (2018-d275e6ff0c)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version 1.9.0 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 6 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (109592).




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Class: Injection
CWE: CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1055

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Nessus ID: 109592
Nessus Name: Fedora 27 : scummvm / scummvm-tools (2018-d275e6ff0c)
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OpenVAS ID: 63513
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for scummvm-tools FEDORA-2018-3622f44a12
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Upgrade: ScummVM 1.9.0


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Advisory: FEDORA-2018-d275e6ff0c
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-17528 (🔍)


Created: 12/14/2017 07:57 PM
Updated: 01/18/2023 09:04 AM
Changes: 12/14/2017 07:57 PM (64), 12/15/2019 10:12 AM (10), 01/18/2023 09:04 AM (4)
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