Vulnerability Note VU#841851

Mutiny Technology virtual appliance command injection vulnerability

Original Release date: 22 Oct 2012 | Last revised: 22 Oct 2012


The Mutiny Technology virtual appliance contains a command injection vulnerability which could allow an attacker to inject commands into the appliance.


CWE-77: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')

The Mutiny Technology virtual appliance contains a network interface menu which is vulnerable to command injection with root privileges.


An authenticated attacker can run arbitrary commands on the appliance.



The vendor has stated that this vulnerability has been addressed in Mutiny Technology virtual appliance version 4.5-1.12. Users are advised to upgrade to Mutiny Technology virtual appliance version 4.5-1.12 or higher.

Restrict access

As a general good security practice, only allow connections from trusted hosts and networks. Restricting access would prevent an attacker from accessing a Mutiny Technology virtual appliance using stolen credentials from a blocked network location.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Mutiny TechnologiesAffected09 Aug 201209 Oct 2012
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base 2.1 AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Temporal 1.4 E:U/RL:OF/RC:UC
Environmental 0.6 CDP:L/TD:L/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND



Thanks to Christopher Campbell for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Michael Orlando.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2012-3001
  • Date Public: 07 Oct 2012
  • Date First Published: 22 Oct 2012
  • Date Last Updated: 22 Oct 2012
  • Document Revision: 8


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