CVE-2005-0638

NameCVE-2005-0638
Descriptionxloadimage before 4.1-r2, and xli before 1.17, allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in filenames for compressed images, which are not properly quoted when calling the gunzip command.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-694-1, DSA-695-1
Debian Bugs298926

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xli (PTS)buster1.17.0+20061110-5fixed
bullseye1.17.0+20061110-6fixed
bookworm, sid1.17.0+20061110-8fixed
xloadimage (PTS)bookworm, sid, buster, bullseye4.1-25fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xlisourcewoody1.17.0-11woody1DSA-695-1
xlisource(unstable)1.17.0-18
xloadimagesourcewoody4.1-10woody1DSA-694-1
xloadimagesource(unstable)4.1-14.1298926

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