Web Blog file parameter command execution

webblog-file-command-execution (15019) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Web Blog could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. A remote attacker could supply shell meta characters to the file parameter, allowing the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Web Blog (1.5.2 or later), available from the Leif M. Wright Web site. See References.


  • Leif M. Wright Web site: Leif M. Wright.
  • BID-9539: Leif M. Wright Web Blog Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
  • BID-954: Check Point Firewall-1 Script Tag Checking Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-2347: blog.cgi in Leif M. Wright Web Blog 1.1 and 1.1.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters such as '|' in the file parameter of ViewFile requests.
  • OSVDB ID: 3793: Leif Wright Web Blog blog.cgi ViewFile Request file Parameter Arbitrary Command Execution
  • SA10776: Web Blog Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Leif Wright Web Blog 1.1.5


Feb 03, 2004

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