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DNS Tools dig.php Shell Command Injection Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-04-17    Last Update:  2009-06-09    Views:  6,367

Secunia Advisory SA34773

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


SirGod has discovered a vulnerability in DNS Tools, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

Input passed to the "ns" and "host" parameters in dig.php is not properly sanitised before being used in a "system()" call. This can be exploited to inject and execute arbitrary shell commands.

The vulnerability is confirmed in a version downloaded 2009-04-17. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

Provided and/or discovered by:
SirGod

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/8454

Deep Links:
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