The history (revision control) function in TWiki 02-Sep-2004 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters, as demonstrated via the rev parameter to TWikiUsers.
Published 2005-09-16 20:03:00
Updated 2016-10-18 03:31:03
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2877

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2005-2877

  • TWiki History TWikiUsers rev Parameter Command Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2005-09-14
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a vulnerability in the history component of TWiki. By passing a 'rev' parameter containing shell metacharacters to the TWikiUsers script, an attacker can execute arbitrary OS commands. Authors: - B4dP4nd4 - jduck <>

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-2877

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References for CVE-2005-2877

Products affected by CVE-2005-2877

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