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
Reference URL: http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q3/128
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.