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Family: CGI abuses --> Category: attack

TWiki configure Script Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tries to run a command using TWiki

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server includes a CGI script that allows for arbitrary
code execution.

Description :

The version of TWiki installed on the remote host uses an unsafe
'eval' in the 'bin/configure' script that can be exploited by an
unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary Perl code subject to the
rights of the web server user id.

See also :

Solution :

Apply HotFix 2 or later for TWiki 4.0.4 or restrict access to the
TWiki configure script.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

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