TWiki configure image parameter command execution
|twiki-configure-image-command-execution (45183)||High Risk|
TWiki could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the configure script. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the image parameter to inject and execute arbitrary shell commands on the vulnerable system.
Upgrade to the latest version of TWiki (4.2.3 or later), available from the TWiki Web site. See References.
- TWiki SecurityAlert-CVE-2008-3195: Security Alert: Arbitrary code execution in session files (CVE-2008-3195) .
- TWiki Web site: TWikiTM - A Web Based Collaboration Platform.
- CVE-2008-3195: Directory traversal vulnerability in bin/configure in TWiki before 4.2.3, when a certain step in the installation guide is skipped, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a query string containing a .. (dot dot) in the image variable, and execute arbitrary files via unspecified vectors.
- DSA-1639: twiki -- command execution
- OSVDB ID: 48221: TWiki bin/configure image Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access/Execution
- SA31849: TWiki "image" Directory Traversal and Command Execution
- US-CERT VU#362012: TWiki command execution vulnerability
- Debian Debian Linux 4.0
- TWiki TWiki 4.0.0
- TWiki TWiki 4.0.1
- TWiki TWiki 4.0.2
- TWiki TWiki 4.0.3
- TWiki TWiki 4.0.4
- TWiki TWiki 4.0.6
- TWiki TWiki 4.1.2
- TWiki TWiki 4.1.3
- TWiki TWiki 4.2.0
Aug 19, 2008
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