PHP Net Toolpack traceroute allows remote attacker to execute commands

phpnettoolpack-traceroute-command-execution (8482) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


The traceroute program in PHP Net Toolpack does not properly filter metacharacters. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.


Gain Privileges


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Samuli Tuomola PHP Net Toolpack 0.1 and prior


Mar 18, 2002

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