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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-1000083: evince command injection via filename in tar-compressed comics archive

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-1000083: evince command injection via filename in tar-compressed comics archive

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/05/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

backend/comics/comics-document.c (aka the comic book backend) in GNOME Evince before 3.24.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a .cbt file that is a TAR archive containing a filename beginning with a "--" command-line option substring, as demonstrated by a --checkpoint-action=exec=bash at the beginning of the filename.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-evince

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