TWiki Search.pm shell command injection

2006-04-06T00:00:00
ID SAINT:68A0B2203E9B8FCE4BF8BCFABF8C1C9D
Type saint
Reporter SAINT Corporation
Modified 2006-04-06T00:00:00

Description

Added: 04/06/2006
CVE: CVE-2004-1037
BID: 11674
OSVDB: 11714

Background

TWiki is a web-based collaboration platform written in PERL.

Problem

The Search.pm module does not sufficiently check search strings for illegal characters, allowing remote attackers to execute commands using search strings containing single-quote and backtick characters.

Resolution

Apply the update referenced in CIAC Bulletin P-039.

References

<http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-11/0181.html>