Affected configuration(s):


Date published: 2017-09-05T02:29:00.180-04:00

Date last modified: 2017-11-03T21:29:27.710-04:00

CVSS Score: 6.8

Principal attack vector: NETWORK

Complexity:  MEDIUM

Reference URL:

Summary: 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.


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