Arbitrary Command Execution

Affecting fastreader gem, ALL versions

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Overview

fastreader is a terminal-based feed reader. Affected versions of this gem are vulnerable to arbitrary command execution due to mishandling of specially crafted input passed via a URL that contains a ; character. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to potentially execute arbitrary commands.

References

CVSS Score

7.3
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    Low
  • Availability
    Low
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2013-2615
CWE
CWE-77
Snyk ID
SNYK-RUBY-FASTREADER-20085
Disclosed
12 Mar, 2013
Published
12 Mar, 2013