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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844655
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for newsbeuter (USN-4585-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'newsbeuter'; package(s) announced via the USN-4585-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'newsbeuter'
package(s) announced via the USN-4585-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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)

Affected Software/OS:
'newsbeuter' package(s) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
9.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-12904
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-14500
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