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Vulnerability Assessment Details

TYPO3 userUid Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to run a command via TYPO3

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that permits arbitrary
command execution.

Description :

The remote host is running TYPO3, an open-source content management
system written in PHP.

The version of TYPO3 installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
user-supplied input to the 'userUid' parameter before using it in the
'spell-check-logic.php' script to execute a command. An
unauthenticated remote attacker can leverage this flaw to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the rights of the web
server user id.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/454944/30/0/threaded
http://lists.netfielders.de/pipermail/typo3-dev/2006-December/021455.html

Solution :

Upgrade to TYPO3 version 4.0.4 / 4.1beta2 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

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

Networks Security ID: 21680

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

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