[ASA-201807-3] qutebrowser: arbitrary code execution
foxboron at archlinux.org
Wed Jul 11 15:45:31 UTC 2018
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201807-3
Date : 2018-07-11
CVE-ID : CVE-2018-10895
Package : qutebrowser
Type : arbitrary code execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-735
The package qutebrowser before version 1.4.1-1 is vulnerable to
arbitrary code execution.
Upgrade to 1.4.1-1.
# pacman -Syu "qutebrowser>=1.4.1-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.4.1.
It's possible to patch out the vulnerable code via a config.py file
from qutebrowser.browser import qutescheme
qutescheme._qute_settings_set = lambda url: ('text/html', '')
Due to a CSRF vulnerability affecting the qute://settings page, it was
possible for websites to modify qutebrowser settings. Via settings like
editor.command, this possibly allowed websites to execute arbitrary
A remote attacker is able to execute code with a specially crafted web
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