backend/comics/comics-document.c (aka the comic book backend) in GNOME Evince before 3.24.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a .cbt file that is a TAR archive containing a filename beginning with a "--" command-line option substring, as demonstrated by a --checkpoint-action=exec=bash at the beginning of the filename.
Discovered by Felix Wilhelm from the Google Security Team.
Upstream Patch:( commit 717df38fd8509bf883b70d680c9b1b3cf36732ee /
@maintainer(s), after bump, please call stable if needed. Thank you
Daj Uan (jmbailey/mbailey_j)
Gentoo Security Padawan
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 624876 ***
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 624874 ***