Renaud Deraison JJ Metacharacter privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Renaud Deraison JJ (unknown version) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown part of the component Metacharacter Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 12/24/1996 by Aleph One. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-1999-0260. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 10131 (Multiple Vendor jj CGI Arbitrary Command Execution), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context remote.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Attack attempts may be identified with Snort ID 1174. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 522.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 2002), X-Force (1808), Vulnerability Center (SBV-238) and Tenable (10131).




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 10131
Nessus Name: Multiple Vendor jj CGI Arbitrary Command Execution
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Snort ID: 1174
Snort Message: SERVER-WEBAPP /cgi-bin/jj access
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Researcher: Aleph One
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0260 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 2002 - JJ sample CGI program Escape Character Vulnerability
X-Force: 1808
Vulnerability Center: 238 - JJ CGI Arbitrary Command Execution, High


Created: 06/17/2014 06:06 PM
Updated: 05/05/2019 05:12 PM
Changes: (3) advisory_person_name source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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