md2pdf Gem for Ruby md2pdf/converter.rb File Name Shell Metacharacter Injection Arbitrary Command Execution

Metadata

critical
10.0
md2pdf
CVE-2013-1948
osvdb.org
2013-04-13
2017-06-16 20:03
2017-06-16 19:03
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

md2pdf Gem for Ruby contains a flaw that is due to the program failing to properly sanitize input passed to md2pdf/converter.rb. With a specially crafted file name that contains shell metacharacters, a context-dependent attacker can execute arbitrary commands

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
md2pdf None None