Prodder enc_url command execution
|prodder-encurl-command-execution (26568)||Medium Risk|
Prodder could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by embedding arbitrary shell commands within the 'enc_url' variable in a malicious XML page, which would be executed with the privileges of the victim, if the attacker could persuade the victim to download a malicious Podcast.
Upgrade to the latest version of Prodder (0.5 or later), available from SourceForge.net. See References.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Mon May 22 2006 - 05:18:22 CDT: Prodder Remote Arbitrary Command Execution.
- Prodder Podcast Client Web page: Prodder Podcast Client.
- SourceForge.net: Prodder Podcast Client.
- BID-18067: Perlpodder Arbitrary Shell Command Execution Vulnerability
- BID-18068: Prodder Arbitrary Shell Command Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-2548: Prodder before 0.5, and perlpodder before 0.5, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in the URL of a podcast (url attribute of an enclosure tag, or $enc_url variable), which is executed when running wget.
- CVE-2006-2550: perlpodder before 0.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in the URL of a podcast, which are executed when saving the URL to a log file. NOTE: the wget vector is already covered by CVE-2006-2548.
- OSVDB ID: 25690: Prodder enc_url Crafted URL Arbitrary Command Execution
- OSVDB ID: 25708: Perlpodder Crafted URL Arbitrary Command Execution
- SA20208: Prodder Podcast Feed Shell Command Injection Vulnerability
- SA20238: Perlpodder Shell Command Injection Vulnerability
- Prodder Prodder 0.4 and prior
May 22, 2006
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