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CVE-2005-0638

Impact: Low
Public: 2005-02-18

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

xloadimage 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.

Find out more about CVE-2005-0638 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (xloadimage) RHSA-2005:332 April 19, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (xloadimage) RHSA-2005:332 April 19, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (xloadimage) RHSA-2005:332 April 19, 2005

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