A vulnerability has been reported in Newsbeuter, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error when opening a URL with a browser. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary shell commands when a user opens a specially crafted URL included in an RSS feed.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 1.2.
Solution: Update to version 1.2.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: http://newsbeuter.wordpress.com/2008/09/01/newsbeuter-11-released-contains-security-fix-please-upgrade/
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