PdfBook Extension up to 2.0.5 on MediaWiki Option command injection

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A vulnerability has been found in PdfBook Extension up to 2.0.5 on MediaWiki and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component Option Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a command injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-77. The software constructs all or part of a command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended command when it is sent to a downstream component. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The PdfBook extension through 2.0.5 before b07b6a64 for MediaWiki allows command injection via an option.

The weakness was presented 01/30/2023. The advisory is shared for download at gitlab.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2023-24612 since 01/30/2023. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1202.

Applying the patch b07b6a64 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at gitlab.com.



CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5

VulDB Base Score: 5.5
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Class: Command injection
CWE: CWE-77 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1202

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Status: Not defined

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Patch: b07b6a64


01/30/2023 Advisory disclosed
01/30/2023 +0 days CVE reserved
01/30/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
02/25/2023 +26 days VulDB last update


Advisory: gitlab.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-24612 (🔒)


Created: 01/30/2023 11:53 AM
Updated: 02/25/2023 12:58 PM
Changes: 01/30/2023 11:53 AM (41), 02/25/2023 12:58 PM (11)
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