National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability

CVE-2006-6678 Detail


The edit_textarea function in form-file.c in Netrik 1.15.4 and earlier does not properly verify temporary filenames when editing textarea fields, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the filename.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/20/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
Original release date:
Last revised:


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
Exploitability Subscore:
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to

Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source MISC Patch External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-1251 External Source BID 22158 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-5092

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Change History 1 change record found - show changes