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Vulnerability Assessment Details

TWiki rev Parameter Command Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for rev parameter command execution vulnerability in TWiki

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI application that is prone to
arbitrary command execution.

Description :

The installed version of TWiki permits a possible hacker, by manipulating
input to the 'rev' parameter, to execute arbitrary shell commands on
the remote host subject to the rights of the web server user id.

See also :

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

Solution :

Apply the appropriate hotfix listed in the vendor advisory above.

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: 14747

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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