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 code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-694-1, DSA-695-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs298926

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xli (PTS)stretch1.17.0+20061110-4fixed
buster1.17.0+20061110-5fixed
bullseye, sid1.17.0+20061110-6fixed
xloadimage (PTS)stretch4.1-24fixed
bullseye, sid, buster4.1-25fixed

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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