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Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


A vulnerability was found in Exciting Printer and classified as critical. This issue affects some unknown processing of the file lib/printer/jobs/prepare_page.rb of the component Argument Handler. The manipulation of the argument URL leads to command injection. The patch is named 5f8c715d6e2cc000f621a6833f0a86a673462136. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The associated identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-217139.

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CWE-77 - Command Injection

A command injection attack involves injecting an operating system command through the data input, which gets executed on the host operating system with the privileges of the victimized application. The impact of a command injection attack may range from loss of data confidentiality and integrity to unauthorized remote access to the hosting system. The attack may cause serious data breaches and system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

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