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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4641

The DoCommand function in jhead.c in Matthias Wandel jhead 2.84 and earlier allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in unspecified input.
Publish Date : 2008-10-21 Last Update Date : 2008-12-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4641 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4641

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Sentex Jhead * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Sentex Jhead 1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Sentex Jhead 1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Sentex Jhead 1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Sentex Jhead 1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Sentex Jhead 1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Sentex Jhead 1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Sentex Jhead 1.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Sentex Jhead 1.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Sentex Jhead 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Sentex Jhead 2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Sentex Jhead 2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Sentex Jhead 2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Sentex Jhead 2.4-2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Sentex Jhead 2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Sentex Jhead 2.4-1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Sentex Jhead 2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Sentex Jhead 2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Sentex Jhead 2.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Sentex Jhead 2.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Sentex Jhead 20

- References For CVE-2008-4641
BID 31921 jhead 'DoCommand()' Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-06 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20081016 Re: CVE request: jhead
MLIST [oss-security] 20081015 CVE request: jhead
MLIST [oss-security] 20081015 Re: CVE request: jhead
MLIST [oss-security] 20081127 Re: CVE request: jhead

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4641

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