aMule DownloadListCtrl.cpp mplayer command execution

amule-downloadlistctrl-command-execution (50205) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

aMule could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary mplayer commands, caused by an incomplete blacklist vulnerability in DownloadListCtrl.cpp. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted movie file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject and execute arbitrary mplayer commands.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.1
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.

References:

  • aMule Web site: Welcome to aMule, the all-platform eMule-like P2P client.
  • Debian Bug report logs - #525078: insufficient path escaping when opening fies.
  • BID-34683: aMule 'wxExecute()' Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-1440: Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in DownloadListCtrl.cpp in amule 2.2.4 allows remote attackers to conduct argument injection attacks into a command for mplayer via a crafted filename.
  • DSA-1821: amule -- insufficient input sanitising
  • GLSA-200909-06: aMule: Parameter injection
  • OSVDB ID: 54179: aMule mplayer Video Preview Filename Arbitrary Parameter Injection
  • SA34839: aMule Video Preview Arbitrary Parameter Injection Security Issue

Platforms Affected:

  • aMule aMule 2.2.4
  • Debian Debian Linux 5.0
  • Gentoo Linux

Reported:

Apr 22, 2009

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