RWiki editing form Ruby code injection

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


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.


Gain Privileges


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

Platforms Affected:

  • RWiki RWiki 2.1.0 and prior


May 24, 2006

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