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Shiela arbitrary code execution

Brian Caswell from Sourcefire discovered vulnerabilities in OSSP Shiela, a CVS repository access control and logging extension. The vulnerabilities allow arbitrary code execution during CVS file commits if a filename is specially crafted to contain shell commands.

  • Vendor: OpenPKG
  • Vendor ID: SA-2006.014
  • Date: July 25, 2006


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OpenPKG Security Advisory The OpenPKG Project
http://www.openpkg.org/security/ http://www.openpkg.org
[email protected] [email protected]
OpenPKG-SA-2006.014 25-Jul-2006
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Package: shiela
Vulnerability: arbitrary code execution
OpenPKG Specific: no

Affected Releases: Affected Packages: Corrected Packages:
OpenPKG CURRENT <= shiela-1.1.6-20051003 >= shiela-1.1.7-20060725
OpenPKG 2-STABLE <= shiela-1.1.6-2.20060622 >= shiela-1.1.6-2.20060725
OpenPKG 2.5-RELEASE <= shiela-1.1.6-2.5.0 >= shiela-1.1.6-2.5.1

Description:
Brian Caswell from Sourcefire discovered [0] vulnerabilities in OSSP
Shiela [1], a CVS repository access control and logging extension.
The vulnerabilities allow arbitrary code execution during CVS file
commits if a filename is specially crafted to contain shell commands.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project assigned the id
CVE-2006-3633 [2] to the problem.

Notice: OSSP shiela might be installed as a _copy_ into your CVSROOT
area. If this is the case please do not forget to update this copy
after updating the OpenPKG "shiela" package.
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References:
[0] http://www.sourcefire.com/services/advisories.html
[1] http://www.ossp.org/pkg/tool/shiela/
[2] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3633
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