CVE-2008-4796

NameCVE-2008-4796
DescriptionThe _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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1691-1, DSA-1871-1, DSA-1871-2
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs504168, 504169, 504170, 504171, 504172, 504173, 504234, 504235

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ampache (PTS)jessie3.6-rzb2752+dfsg-5fixed
sid3.6-rzb2752+dfsg-9fixed
libphp-snoopy (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.0.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie2.0.0-1fixed
stretch, sid2.0.0-2fixed
magpierss (PTS)jessie, wheezy0.72-10fixed
stretch, sid0.72-11fixed
moodle (PTS)sid2.7.16+dfsg-1fixed
wordpress (PTS)wheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u10fixed
wheezy (security)3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u12fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u9fixed
stretch, sid4.6.1+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ampachesource(unstable)3.4.1-2high504169
gforge-plugin-scmcvssource(unstable)(unfixed)high
gforge-plugin-scmcvssourceetch(not affected)
libphp-snoopysource(unstable)1.2.4-1medium504168
magpiersssource(unstable)(not affected)
maharasource(unstable)1.0.5-2high504170
maharasourcelenny1.0.4-3high
mediamatesource(unstable)0.9.3.6-5unimportant504172
moodlesource(unstable)1.8.2-2high504235
moodlesourceetch1.6.3-2+etch1highDSA-1691-1
opendbsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant504173
pixelpostsource(unstable)1.7.1-5high504171
wordpresssource(unstable)2.5.1-9high504234
wordpresssourceetch2.0.10-1etch5highDSA-1871-2
wordpresssourcelenny2.5.1-11+lenny1highDSA-1871-1

Notes

mediamate does not use snoopy in https requests
[etch] - gforge-plugin-scmcvs <not-affected> (Snoopy function not used on URLs that come from user input)
- magpierss <not-affected> (Fixed in all supported distributions)

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