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Sysinfo name Parameter Code Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to execute arbitrary code using Sysinfo

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a Perl script that is susceptible to
arbitrary command execution attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running Sysinfo, a web-based system monitor.

The version of Sysinfo installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
user-supplied input to the 'name' parameter before passing it to a
shell for execution. An unauthenticated attacker may be able to
exploit this issue to execute arbitrary shell commands on the remote
host subject to the rights of the web server user id.

See also :

http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/sysinfo_poc

Solution :

Upgrade to Sysinfo version 2.25 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17523

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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