Vulnerability CVE-2006-6979


Published: 2007-02-08   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The ruby handlers in the Magnatune component in Amarok do not properly quote text in certain contexts, probably including construction of an unzip command line, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

Vendor: Amarok
Product: Amarok 

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0613
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22568
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-11.xml
http://secunia.com/advisories/24510
http://secunia.com/advisories/24159
http://secunia.com/advisories/23984
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-Jan/0015.html
http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=138499
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=166901

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