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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2008-6556

Severity High
Score 10/10

Summary

cgi-bin/webutil.pl in The Puppet Master WebUtil 2.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the whois command.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published