ESB-2018.0353 - [FreeBSD] shadowsocks-libdev: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2018-02-05

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                               ESB-2018.0353
      shadowsocks-libev -- command injection via shell metacharacters
                              5 February 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           shadowsocks-libdev
Publisher:         FreeBSD
Operating System:  FreeBSD
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-15924  

Reference:         ESB-2017.2727

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/3746de31-0a1a-11e8-83e7-485b3931c969.html

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shadowsocks-libev -- command injection via shell metacharacters

Affected packages
3.1.0 <= shadowsocks-libev < 3.1.1

Details

VuXML ID  3746de31-0a1a-11e8-83e7-485b3931c969
Discovery 2017-10-27
Entry     2018-02-05

MITRE reports:

    Improper parsing allows command injection via shell metacharacters in a
    JSON configuration request received via 127.0.0.1 UDP traffic.

References

URL https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15924

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