[SA15981] pngcntrp "kaiseki.cgi" Shell Command Injection Vulnerability

2005-07-08T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:9111
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-07-08T00:00:00

Description


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TITLE: pngcntrp "kaiseki.cgi" Shell Command Injection Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA15981

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/15981/

CRITICAL: Highly critical

IMPACT: System access

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: pngcntrp 2.x http://secunia.com/product/5344/

DESCRIPTION: blahplok has reported a vulnerability in pngcntrp, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

Input passed to the query string in "kaiseki.cgi" isn't properly sanitised before being used in an "open()" call. This can be exploited to inject arbitrary shell commands via the "|" character.

SOLUTION: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: blahplok


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