BSCW remote shell metacharacter command execution
|bscw-remote-shell-execution (7774)||High Risk|
BSCW (Basic Support for Cooperative Work) could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the Web server, caused by improper filtering of user-supplied input A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted URL request containing shell metacharacters that calls an external file conversion program to execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the BSCW user.
Upgrade to the latest version of BSCW (4.0.6 or later), available from the BSCW Web site. See References.
- BSCW Web site: BSCW Home Page.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Jan 02 2002 - 17:13:32 CST: BSCW: Vulnerabilities and Problems.
- BID-3776: BSCW Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0094: config_converters.py in BSCW (Basic Support for Cooperative Work) 3.x and versions before 4.06 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the file name during filename conversion.
- OSVDB ID: 5375: BSCW config_converters.py File Conversion Execute Arbitrary Command
- GMD FIT BSCW 3.4
- GMD FIT BSCW 4.0
Jan 02, 2002
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