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

CVE-2019-7537

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in Donfig 0.3.0. There is a vulnerability in the collect_yaml method in config_obj.py. It can execute arbitrary Python commands, resulting in command execution.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published