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Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


CRLF injection vulnerability in the Fileinfo 2.0.9 plugin for Total Commander allows user-assisted remote attackers to spoof the information in the Image File Header tab via strings with CRLF sequences in the IMAGE_EXPORT_DIRECTORY array in a PE file, which could complicate forensics investigations.

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CWE-94 - Code Injection

Code injection is a type of vulnerability that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. This vulnerability fully compromises the machine and can cause a wide variety of security issues, such as unauthorized access to sensitive information, manipulation of data, denial of service attacks etc. Code injection is different from command injection in the fact that it is limited by the functionality of the injected language (e.g. PHP), as opposed to command injection, which leverages existing code to execute commands, usually within the context of a shell.


Advisory Timeline

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