Linux Directory Penguin Traceroute remote command execution
|penguin-traceroute-command-execution (8600)||High Risk|
Penguin Traceroute fails to properly filter out certain shell metacharacters, such as the semi-colon ";" or pipe "|" character, from requests, which could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the server with privileges of the Web server.
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Mar 21 2002 - 08:16:21 CST: PHP script: Penguin Traceroute, Remote Command Execution.
- Linux Directory Web site: Penguin Traceroute.
- BID-4332: Linux Directory Penguin Traceroute Perl Script Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0488: Linux Directory Penguin traceroute.pl CGI script 1.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in the host parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 5286: Linux Directory Penguin Traceroute Host Parameter Arbitrary Command Execution
- Linux Directory Penguin Traceroute 1.0
Mar 21, 2002
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