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Secunia Security Advisory 51294

Secunia Security Advisory 51294
Posted Nov 19, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in WeeChat, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 51294

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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
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TITLE:
WeeChat Plugins Shell Command Injection Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51294

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51294/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51294

RELEASE DATE:
2012-11-19

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51294/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51294/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51294

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in WeeChat, which can be exploited
by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the "hook_process"
plugin API when handling commands from plugins or scripts and can be
exploited to inject arbitrary shell commands.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 0.3.9.2.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 0.3.9.2.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by Sebastien Helleu via a bug report.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?37764
http://weechat.org/security/

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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