Linux Directory Penguin NsLookup remote command execution

penguin-nslookup-command-execution (8601) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Penguin NsLookup fails to filter shell metacharacters from requests, which could allow a remote attacker to read arbitrary files or execute arbitrary commands on the system.


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Linux Directory Penguin NsLookup 1.0


Mar 22, 2002

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