fileutils Gem for Ruby /lib/file_utils/open_office.rb Character Handling Remote Command Execution


2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:15


fileutils Gem for Ruby contains a flaw in /lib/file_utils/open_office.rb. The issue is triggered when handling a specially crafted URL containing a command after a delimiter (;). This may allow a remote attacker to potentially execute arbitrary commands.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
fileutils None None