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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5718

Original release date: 12/26/2008
Last revised: 04/02/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The papd daemon in Netatalk before 2.0.4-beta2, when using certain variables in a pipe command for the print file, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a print request, as demonstrated using a crafted Title.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33548
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 50824
External Source: BID
Name: 32925
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3064
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33227
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34484
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=648189
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090114 update on CVE-2008-5718
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3069
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1705
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:004

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • OS Command Injections (CWE-78)