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TWiki "rev" Shell Command Injection Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2005-09-15    Last Update:  2005-09-26    Views:  15,160

Secunia Advisory SA16820

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in TWiki, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

Input passed to the "rev" parameter in "/cgi-bin/view/Main/TWikiUsers" isn't properly sanitised before being used in a shell expression. This can be exploited to inject arbitrary shell commands via special shell meta characters.

The vulnerability has been reported in versions TWikiRelease02Sep2004, TWikiRelease01Sep2004, TWikiRelease01Feb2003, TWikiRelease01Dec2001, and TWikiRelease01Dec2000.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits B4dP4nd4.

Original Advisory:
http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Codev/SecurityAlertExecuteCommandsWithRev

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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