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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   OPeNDAP Vendors:   opendap.org
OPeNDAP URL Input Validation Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017983
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017983
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2355   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  Apr 30 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Server3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OPeNDAP. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The system does not properly validate user-supplied URLs before passing the URL as a parameter to a CURL function call. A remote user can send a specially crafted URL to execute arbitrary commands on the target system. The commands will run with the privileges of the target service.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a patch, available at:

http://www.opendap.org/server3-patch-04.27.2007.txt

Vendor URL:  www.opendap.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Mon, 30 Apr 2007 19:22:49 -0400
Subject:  OPeNDAP


http://www.opendap.org/

> A problem has been found in the Server3 software which provides a way for people to 
> run commands on a computer running the server.
 
 


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