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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      Last Modified:  09/05/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000083
Original release date:
09/05/2017
Last revised:
01/04/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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