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CVE-2006-6979 Detail

Current Description

The ruby handlers in the Magnatune component in Amarok do not properly quote text in certain contexts, probably including construction of an unzip command line, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=166901
http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=138499 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-Jan/0015.html Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-11.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22568
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0613 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:amarok:amarok:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6979
NVD Published Date:
02/08/2007
NVD Last Modified:
06/16/2011