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Ubuntu: USN-3351-1 (CVE-2017-1000083): Evince vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3351-1 (CVE-2017-1000083): Evince vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/13/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-evince
  • ubuntu-upgrade-evince-common

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