Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> TWiki configure Script Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability


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

Cables, Connectors

Lexar JumpDrive TwistTurn Pink Swirls 16 GB USB 2.0 NEW Jump Thumb Flash Drive
$7.99
Lexar JumpDrive TwistTurn Pink Swirls 16 GB USB 2.0 NEW Jump Thumb Flash Drive picture2X DIY Whistle Shape USB 2.0 Micro SD T-Flash TF M2 Memory Card Reader Keychain
$0.01
2X DIY Whistle Shape USB 2.0 Micro SD T-Flash TF M2 Memory Card Reader Keychain pictureSanDisk 2.0 / 3/0 Cruzer Glide 256 GB USB Flash Drive
$50.0
SanDisk 2.0 / 3/0 Cruzer Glide 256 GB USB Flash Drive pictureLexar JumpDrive TwistTurn Blue Pattern 16 GB USB 2.0 NEW Jump Thumb Flash Drive
$7.99
Lexar JumpDrive TwistTurn Blue Pattern 16 GB USB 2.0 NEW Jump Thumb Flash Drive picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.