Thumbshooter Gem for Ruby thumbshooter.rb URL Shell Metacharacter Injection Arbitrary Command Execution

Metadata

high
7.5
thumbshooter
CVE-2013-1898
osvdb.org
2013-03-26
2017-06-16 19:03
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

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

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
thumbshooter None None