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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1569

gv 3.5.8, and possibly earlier versions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the filename for (1) a PDF file or (2) a gzip file.
Publish Date : 2003-11-17 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-1569

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ghostview Ghostview 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ghostview Ghostview 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ghostview Ghostview 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Ghostview Ghostview 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GV GV 2.7b2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GV GV 2.7b3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GV GV 2.7b4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GV GV 2.7b5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GV GV 2.7b1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GV GV 2.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GV GV 2.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GV GV 3.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GV GV 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GV GV 3.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GV GV 3.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GV GV 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GV GV 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GV GV 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GV GV 3.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GV GV 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GV GV 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GV GV 3.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ghostview Ghostview 4
GV GV 18

- References For CVE-2002-1569
BID 5840 GV Gunzipped Archive Malicious File Name Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
XF gv-system-execute-commands(10231)
BUGTRAQ 20021001 ASA-0000: GV Execution of Arbitrary Shell Commands
BUGTRAQ 20021003 GLSA: gv

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1569

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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