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e107 ePing Plugin Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for arbitrary code execution vulnerability in e107 ePing plugin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to arbitrary
command execution.

Description :

The installation of e107 on the remote host includes the ePing test.
This test fails to sanitize the 'eping_cmd', 'eping_count' and/or
'eping_host' parameters of the 'doping.php' script before using them
in a system() call. A possible hacker can exploit this flaw to execute
arbitrary shell commands subject to the rights of the userid under
which the affected application runs.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/401862/30/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/407475/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Upgrade to ePing test version 1.03 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: 13929

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

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