Karteek Docsplit Gem for Ruby text_extractor.rb File Name Shell Metacharacter Injection Arbitrary Command Execution

Metadata

critical
9.3
karteek-docsplit
CVE-2013-1933
osvdb.org
2013-04-08
2017-06-16 20:03
2017-06-16 19:03
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

Karteek Docsplit Gem for Ruby contains a flaw that is due to the program failing to properly sanitize input passed to text_extractor.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
karteek-docsplit None None