|Description||Argument injection vulnerability in the ping function in Ping.php in the Net_Ping package before 2.4.5 for PEAR allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary shell commands via the host parameter. NOTE: this has also been reported as a shell metacharacter problem.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||high (attack range: remote)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
fix applied by upstream is incomplete, reported to oss-sec