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Date: Mon,  7 Jul 2014 14:13:41 -0400 (EDT)
From: larry0@...com (Larry W. Cashdollar)
To: <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: Vulnerability Report for Ruby Gem codders-dataset-1.3.2.1

Title: Vulnerability Report for Ruby Gem codders-dataset-1.3.2.1

Author: Larry W. Cashdollar, @_larry0

Date: 06/01/2014

OSVDB: 108583

CVE:Please Assign

Download: http://rubygems.org/gems/codders-dataset

Gem Author:  codders@...omonkey.org.uk

From: ./codders-dataset-1.3.2.1/lib/dataset/database/mysql.rb

Lines 18 and 24 expose the password to the process table, and are vulnerable to command injection if used in the context of a rails application.  The #{@...rname} and #{@...sword} variables aren't properly sanitized before being passed to the command line.

015-      
16-      def capture(datasets)
17-        return if datasets.nil? || datasets.empty?
18:        `mysqldump -u #{@...rname} --password=#{@...sword} --compact --extended-insert --no-create-db --add-drop-table --quick --quote-names #{@...abase} > #{storage_path(datasets)}`
19-      end
20-      
21-      def restore(datasets)
22-        store = storage_path(datasets)
23-        if File.file?(store)
24:          `mysql -u #{@...rname} --password=#{@...sword} --database=#{@...abase} < #{store}`
25-          true
26-        end
27-      end


Advisory: http://www.vapid.dhs.org/advisories/codders-dataset-1.3.2.1.html

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