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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1400

The default configuration of the shell_escape_commands directive in conf/texmf.d/95NonPath.cnf in the tex-common package before 2.08.1 in Debian GNU/Linux squeeze, Ubuntu 10.10 and 10.04 LTS, and possibly other operating systems lists certain programs, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TeX document.
Publish Date : 2011-03-25 Last Update Date : 2011-09-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 16

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2198-1 tex-common -- insufficient input sanitisation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12957 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-2011-1400

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Debian Tex-common 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Debian Tex-common 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Debian Tex-common 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Debian Tex-common 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Debian Tex-common 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Debian Tex-common 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Debian Tex-common 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Debian Tex-common 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Debian Tex-common 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Debian Tex-common 0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Debian Tex-common 0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Debian Tex-common 0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Debian Tex-common 0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Debian Tex-common 0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Debian Tex-common 0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Debian Tex-common 0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Debian Tex-common 0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Debian Tex-common 0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Debian Tex-common 0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Debian Tex-common 0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Debian Tex-common 0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Debian Tex-common 0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Debian Tex-common 0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Debian Tex-common 0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Debian Tex-common 0.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Debian Tex-common 0.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Debian Tex-common 0.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Debian Tex-common 0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Debian Tex-common 0.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Debian Tex-common 0.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Debian Tex-common 0.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Debian Tex-common 0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Debian Tex-common 0.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Debian Tex-common 0.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Debian Tex-common 0.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Debian Tex-common 0.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Debian Tex-common 0.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Debian Tex-common 0.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Debian Tex-common 0.39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Debian Tex-common 0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Debian Tex-common 0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Debian Tex-common 0.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Debian Tex-common 0.43 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Debian Tex-common 0.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Debian Tex-common 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Debian Tex-common 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Debian Tex-common 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Debian Tex-common 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Debian Tex-common 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Debian Tex-common 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Debian Tex-common 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Debian Tex-common 1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Debian Tex-common 1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Debian Tex-common 1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Debian Tex-common 1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Debian Tex-common 1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Debian Tex-common 1.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Debian Tex-common 1.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Debian Tex-common 1.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Debian Tex-common 1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Debian Tex-common 1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Debian Tex-common 1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Debian Tex-common 1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Debian Tex-common 1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Debian Tex-common 1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Debian Tex-common 1.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Debian Tex-common 1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Debian Tex-common 1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Debian Tex-common 2.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Debian Tex-common 2.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Debian Tex-common 2.02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Debian Tex-common 2.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Debian Tex-common 2.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Debian Tex-common 2.05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Debian Tex-common 2.06 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Debian Tex-common 2.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Debian Tex-common 2.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 2
Debian Debian Linux 1
Debian Tex-common 77

- References For CVE-2011-1400

http://secunia.com/advisories/43973
SECUNIA 43973
http://secunia.com/advisories/43816
SECUNIA 43816
http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/debian-tex/?op=comp&compare%5B%5D=%2Ftex-common%2Ftrunk@4781&compare%5B%5D=%2Ftex-common%2Ftrunk@4812
CONFIRM http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/debian-tex/?op=comp&compare[]=%2Ftex-common%2Ftrunk@4781&compare[]=%2Ftex-common%2Ftrunk@4812
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1103-1
UBUNTU USN-1103-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46986
BID 46986 Debian tex-common 'shell_escape_commands' Directive Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2011-04-04
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2198
DEBIAN DSA-2198
http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/debian-tex/tex-common/trunk/?op=log CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0731
VUPEN ADV-2011-0731
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0861
VUPEN ADV-2011-0861
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/66249
XF texcommon-shellescapecommands-ce(66249)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1400

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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