BugTraq
Album.pl Vulnerability - Remote Command Execution Apr 26 2003 06:50PM
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AresU Advisory
04/27/2003

Album.pl Vulnerability

Severity : High (CGI Remote Command Execution)
Systems Affected: Album.pl up to v6.1
Vendor URL: http://perl.bobbitt.ca/album
Vuln Type : CGI Remote Command Execution
Status : Vendor contacted, new fixed version available
Author : AresU
Greetz to : Mike B., Bosen, Tioeuy, syzwz, Heltz, eF73, SakitJiwa, nimdA, Br0374l, FreshFirst, Algorithm
All 1ndonesian Security Team (1st)
http://www.bosen.net/releases/
http://bosen.blogspot.com

Summary
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album.pl is a popular web photo album application that allows you to simply drop new photo files into a directory, and they will automatically be accessible via the web.
Any user can execute commands with Web Server privileges (normally nobody) when use an alternate configuration file.

Solution
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Upgrade to a newer album.pl version (at least 6.2)
http://perl.bobbitt.ca/album/album62.zip

Acknowledgments
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Vulnerability discovery and advisory by AresU

Vendor Response
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Vendor has been contacted and new fixed version is available.

Exploit Code
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I have refrained from publishing a more functional exploit at this time,
to delay attacks against album.pl installations.

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