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CVE-2017-11421 Detail

Current Description

gnome-exe-thumbnailer before 0.9.5 is prone to a VBScript Injection when generating thumbnails for MSI files, aka the "Bad Taste" issue. There is a local attack if the victim uses the GNOME Files file manager, and navigates to a directory containing a .msi file with VBScript code in its filename.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://news.dieweltistgarnichtso.net/posts/gnome-thumbnailer-msi-fail.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99922
https://bugs.debian.org/868705 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/gnome-exe-thumbnailer/gnome-exe-thumbnailer/commit/1d8e3102dd8fd23431ae6127d14a236da6b4a4a5 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnome-exe-thumbnailer_project:gnome-exe-thumbnailer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.9.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-11421
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/26/2017