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; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-694-1, DSA-695-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs298926

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xli (PTS)jessie, wheezy, stretch, sid1.17.0+20061110-4fixed
xloadimage (PTS)wheezy4.1-19fixed
jessie, stretch, sid4.1-23fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xlisource(unstable)1.17.0-18high
xlisourcewoody1.17.0-11woody1highDSA-695-1
xloadimagesource(unstable)4.1-14.1high298926
xloadimagesourcewoody4.1-10woody1highDSA-694-1

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