Web Blog file parameter command execution

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

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

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

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

Reported:

Feb 03, 2004

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