#VU24790 OS Command Injection


Published: 2020-01-31

Vulnerability identifier: #VU24790

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 8.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-78

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
meta-git
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: mateodelnorte

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when processing branch names within the clone command. A remote attacker can trick the victim into cloning a malicious branch and execute arbitrary OS commands on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

meta-git: 0.0.0 - 1.1.3


CPE

External links
http://www.npmjs.com/advisories/1457


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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