A vulnerability has been reported in AreaEdit, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
Input passed to the "dictionary" variable in aspell_setup.php is not properly sanitised before being used as command line arguments. This can be exploited to inject arbitrary shell commands via a specially crafted string containing shell meta characters.
Successful exploitation does not require that the plugin has been enabled.
Solution: Update to version 0.4.3.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by vendor.
Original Advisory: http://www.formvista.com/index.html?COMP=clog_list&cmd=detail&cs_clog_entries_ref=50
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