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Zero-day vulnerabilities discovered: 1

Command injection in WebGlimpse

Command injection

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

The weakness exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data passed via the "query" HTTP GET parameter to "/webglimpse.cgi" script. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to vulnerable script and execute arbitrary OS commands on vulnerable system.

Exploitation example:


Successful exploitation may allow an attacker to gain complete control over vulnerable system.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited.


The vulnerability was reported by Kevin Perry.

Software: Webglimpse

The vulnerability was reported by Kevin Perry.