The get_url function in DODS_Dispatch.pm for the CGI_server in OPeNDAP 3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a URL.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
The vendor has addressed this issue with the following solution: http://www.opendap.org/server3-patch-04.27.2007.txt
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