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CVE-2017-1000083 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/05/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q3/128 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3911
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99597 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2388
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=784630 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/GNOME/evince/commit/717df38fd8509bf883b70d680c9b1b3cf36732ee Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evince:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 3.24.0

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000083
NVD Published Date:
09/05/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018