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A xdg-utils security update has been released for Debian



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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3131-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Michael Gilbert
January 18, 2015 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : xdg-utils
CVE ID : CVE-2014-9622
Debian Bug : 773085

John Houwer discovered a way to cause xdg-open, a tool that automatically
opens URLs in a user's preferred application, to execute arbitrary
commands remotely.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-6+deb7u2.

For the upcoming stable (jessie) and unstable (sid) distributions,
this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7.3.

We recommend that you upgrade your xdg-utils 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/
  DSA 3131-1: xdg-utils security update