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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2055

Original release date: 04/30/2007
Last revised: 11/13/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

AFFLIB 2.2.8 and earlier allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters involving (1) certain command line parameters in tools/afconvert.cpp and (2) arguments to the get_parameter function in aimage/ident.cpp. NOTE: it is unknown if the get_parameter vector (2) is ever called.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Solution

The vendor has addressed this issue through a product update which can be found at: http://www.afflib.org/downloads/

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070427 AFFLIB(TM): Multiple Shell Metacharacter Injections
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 35608
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.vsecurity.com/bulletins/advisories/2007/afflib-shellinject.txt
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2656
External Source: XF
Name: afflib-multiple-command-execution(33964)

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