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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0638

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.
Publish Date : 2005-03-02 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2005-03-04 2005-02-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2005:332: xloadimage security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005332 unix
RHSA-2005:332: xloadimage security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050332 unix
xloadimage before 4.1-r2, and xli before 1.17, allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters i... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10898 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-0638

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Altlinux Alt Linux 2.3 Junior Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Altlinux Alt Linux 2.3 Compact Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Suse Suse Linux 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Suse Suse Linux 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Suse Suse Linux 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Suse Linux 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Suse Linux 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Suse Linux 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Suse Suse Linux 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Suse Suse Linux 4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Suse Suse Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Suse Suse Linux 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Suse Suse Linux 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Suse Suse Linux 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.3 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.3 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.4 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.4 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.4 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.0 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.0 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.1 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.1 SPA Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.1 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.2 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.3 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.3 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.3 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Suse Suse Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Suse Suse Linux 8.0 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Suse Suse Linux 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Suse Suse Linux 8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.0 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.1 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.2 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application XLI XLI 1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application XLI XLI 1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application XLI XLI 1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application XLI XLI 1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Altlinux Alt Linux 2
Suse Suse Linux 50
XLI XLI 4

- References For CVE-2005-0638

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-134_RHSA-2005-332.pdf CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-332.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:332
http://www.osvdb.org/14365
OSVDB 14365
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/433935/30/5010/threaded
FEDORA FLSA-2006:152923
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12712
BID 12712 XLoadImage Compressed Image Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2006-11-30
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=79762 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/14462
SECUNIA 14462
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200503-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200503-05
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-695
DEBIAN DSA-695
http://secunia.com/advisories/14459
SECUNIA 14459

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0638

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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