#VU52796 Command Injection


Published: 2021-05-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU52796

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-31799

CWE-ID: CWE-77

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
RDoc
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: Ruby

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A remote unauthenticated attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

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

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

RDoc: 3.11 - 6.3.0


CPE

External links
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2021/05/02/os-command-injection-in-rdoc/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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