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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4796

The _httpsrequest function (Snoopy/Snoopy.class.php) in Snoopy 1.2.3 and earlier, as used in (1) ampache, (2) libphp-snoopy, (3) mahara, (4) mediamate, (5) opendb, (6) pixelpost, and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in https URLs.
Publish Date : 2008-10-30 Last Update Date : 2021-09-30
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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
DSA-1691 moodle -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7939 unix
DSA-1691-1 moodle - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20060 unix
DSA-1871 wordpress -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8072 unix
DSA-1871-1 wordpress -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13072 unix
DSA-1871-2 wordpress -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12947 unix
USN-791-1 -- moodle vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13687 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4796

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Nagios Nagios * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Snoopy Project Snoopy * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wordpress Wordpress * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Nagios Nagios 1
Snoopy Project Snoopy 1
Wordpress Wordpress 1

- References For CVE-2008-4796
XF snoopy-snoopyclass-command-execution(46068)
BID 31887 Snoopy '_httpsrequest()' Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2016-10-11
GENTOO GLSA-201702-26
JVN JVN#20502807
JVNDB JVNDB-2008-000074
BUGTRAQ 20080907 xoops-1.3.10 shell command execute vulnerability ( causing snoopy class )
MLIST [oss-security] 20081101 CVE-2008-4796: snoopy triage

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4796

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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