Intrusion Prevention

TWiki.MAKETEXT.Remote.Command.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a remote Code Execution vulnerability in TWiki and Foswiki.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application when parsing HTTP requests. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

TWiki TWiki 5.1
TWiki TWiki 5.0.2
TWiki TWiki 5.0.1
TWiki TWiki 5.0
TWiki TWiki 4.3.2
TWiki TWiki 4.3.1
TWiki TWiki 4.3
TWiki TWiki 4.2.4
TWiki TWiki 4.2.3
TWiki TWiki 4.2.2
TWiki TWiki 4.2.1
TWiki TWiki 4.2
TWiki TWiki 4.1.2
TWiki TWiki 4.1.1
TWiki TWiki 4.1
TWiki TWiki 4.0.5
TWiki TWiki 4.0.4
TWiki TWiki 4.0.3
TWiki TWiki 4.0.2
TWiki TWiki 4.0.1
TWiki TWiki 5.1.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can execute arbitrary code on vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://twiki.org/
http://www.foswiki.org/

CVE References

CVE-2012-6329