RWiki editing form Ruby code injection

rwiki-editing-form-ruby-code-injection (26668) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

RWiki could allow a remote attacker to inject arbitrary code caused by improper validation of user supplied input in the editing form. A remote attacker could inject arbitrary Ruby code into the editing form that would be executed with the privileges of the Web server.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of RWiki (2.1.1 or later), available from the RWiki Web site. See References.

References:

  • Rwiki Web site: RWiki. (Site is in Japanese)
  • CVE-2006-2582: The editing form in RWiki 2.1.0pre1 through 2.1.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary Ruby code via unknown attack vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 25871: RWiki Form Edit Unspecified Arbitrary Ruby Code Execution
  • SA20264: RWiki Script Insertion and Ruby Code Injection Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2006-1949: RWiki Remote Ruby Code Injection and Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • RWiki RWiki 2.1.0 and prior

Reported:

May 24, 2006

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