Vulnerability - Remote Command Execution

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2003-04-28T00:00:00


AresU Advisory 04/27/2003 Vulnerability

Severity : High (CGI Remote Command Execution) Systems Affected: up to v6.1 Vendor URL: Vuln Type : CGI Remote Command Execution Status : Vendor contacted, new fixed version available Author : AresU Greetz to : Mike B., Bosen, Tioeuy, syzwz, Heltz, eF73, SakitJiwa, nimdA, Br0374l, FreshFirst, Algorithm All 1ndonesian Security Team (1st)

Summary is a popular web photo album application that allows you to simply drop new photo files into a directory, and they will automatically be accessible via the web. Any user can execute commands with Web Server privileges (normally nobody) when use an alternate configuration file.


Upgrade to a newer version (at least 6.2)


Vulnerability discovery and advisory by AresU

Vendor Response

Vendor has been contacted and new fixed version is available.

Exploit Code

I have refrained from publishing a more functional exploit at this time, to delay attacks against installations.

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