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Vulnerability Assessment Details

TWiki configure Script Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to run a command using TWiki

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server includes a CGI script that permits for arbitrary
code execution.

Description :

The version of TWiki installed on the remote host uses an unsafe
'eval' in the 'bin/configure' script that can be exploited by an
unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary Perl code subject to the
rights of the web server user id.

See also :

http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Codev/SecurityAlertCmdExecWithConfigure

Solution :

Apply HotFix 2 or later for TWiki 4.0.4 or restrict access to the
TWiki configure script.

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: 19188

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

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