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[SA16218] FtpLocate Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

From: Secunia Security Advisories (sec-advsecunia.com)
Date: Wed Jul 27 2005 - 10:52:17 CDT


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TITLE:
FtpLocate Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA16218

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16218/

CRITICAL:
Highly critical

IMPACT:
System access

WHERE:
From remote

SOFTWARE:
FtpLocate 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/5441/
FtpLocate 2.x
http://secunia.com/product/5442/

DESCRIPTION:
newbug has reported a vulnerability in FtpLocate, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

Input passed to the "fsite" parameter in flsearch.pl and flmodule.pl
is not properly sanitised before it is used as command line argument.
This can be exploited to inject arbitrary shell commands by injecting
"|" or ";" characters.

Successful exploitation allows execution of commands with privileges
of the web server.

The vulnerability has been reported in versions 1.5 through 2.02.

SOLUTION:
Filter malicious characters and character sequences in a proxy or
firewall with URL filtering capabilities.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
newbug, Chroot Security Group.

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