CVE-2008-5985

NameCVE-2008-5985
DescriptionUntrusted search path vulnerability in the Python interface in Epiphany 2.22.3, and possibly other versions, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current working directory, related to a vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv function (CVE-2008-5983).
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Debian Bugs504363

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
epiphany-browser (PTS)jessie3.14.1-1fixed
stretch3.22.7-1fixed
buster3.32.1.2-3~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)3.32.1.2-3~deb10u3fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye3.38.2-1+deb11u3fixed
bookworm43.1-1fixed
sid, trixie46~beta-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
epiphany-browsersource(unstable)2.22.3-7low504363

Notes

[etch] - epiphany-browser <no-dsa> (Minor issue, only vulnerable when called from certain dir)

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