14365 : xli Compressed Image Filename Shell Metacharacter Arbitrary Command Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-03-02

Description

xli contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The issue is triggered due to the handling of compressed images. With a specially crafted filename containing shell meta characters, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.17.0-r1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Graeme Gill
xli
1.16

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

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