CVE-2009-4024

NameCVE-2009-4024
DescriptionArgument 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1949-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
php-net-ping (PTS)squeeze2.4.5-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
php-net-pingsource(unstable)2.4.2-1.1medium
php-net-pingsourceetch2.4.2-1+etch1highDSA-1949-1
php-net-pingsourcelenny2.4.2-1+lenny1highDSA-1949-1

Notes

fix applied by upstream is incomplete, reported to oss-sec

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