GPicView main-win.c command execution

gpicview-mainwin-command-execution (45137) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


GPicView, included in Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE) could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by an error in the main-win.c file. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file containing shell metacharacters in the filename, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability and execute arbitrary commands on the system.


Base Score: 4.4
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 3.3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • GPicView GPicView 0.1.9


Aug 31, 2008

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