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 >> WebGUI < 6.7.6 arbitrary command execution


Vulnerability Assessment Details

WebGUI < 6.7.6 arbitrary command execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for arbitrary remote command execution in WebGUI < 6.7.6

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI script that is prone to arbitrary
code execution.

Description :

The remote host is running WebGUI, a content management system from
Plain Black Software.

The installed version of WebGUI on the remote host fails to sanitize
user-supplied input via the 'class' variable to various sources before
using it to run commands. By leveraging this flaw, a possible hacker may be
able to execute arbitrary commands on the remote host within the
context of the affected web server userid.

See also :

http://www.plainblack.com/getwebgui/advisories/security-exploit-patch-for-6.3-and-above

Solution :

Upgrade to WebGUI 6.7.6 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: 15083

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 David Maciejak

Cables, Connectors

PC REPAIR,KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system,BOOTABLE LIVE SYSTEM ON USB CD WINDOWS
$16.0
PC REPAIR,KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system,BOOTABLE LIVE SYSTEM ON USB CD WINDOWS pictureKnoppix 7.2.0 Live Linux Bootable Startup CD (Runs form CD) +Free Retro Linux CD
$11.95
Knoppix 7.2.0 Live Linux Bootable Startup CD (Runs form CD) +Free Retro Linux CD pictureKnoppix 7.7.1 Linux Live USB 32 64 bit Debian GNU Apache MySQL w/setup guide
$11.95
Knoppix 7.7.1 Linux Live USB 32 64 bit Debian GNU Apache MySQL w/setup guide pictureKNOPPIX LINUX - NEW v7.7.1 Live on DVD & 8GB USB Flash Drive - Only $9.99
$9.99
KNOPPIX LINUX - NEW v7.7.1 Live on DVD & 8GB USB Flash Drive - Only $9.99 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.