Current Description

O'Reilly WebSite 1.1e and Website Pro 2.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in an argument to (1) args.cmd or (2) args.bat.

Evaluator Description

O'Reilly has corrected this issue in WebSite Professional 2.5, which is now available from:

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 16, 1999
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationOreillyWebsite Pro2.0*******
    2.3ApplicationOreillyWebsite Pro2.1*******
    2.3ApplicationOreillyWebsite Pro********2.4

Vulnerable Software List

Oreilly Website Pro *, 2.0, 2.1
Oreilly Website 1.1e


19990216 Website Pro v2.0 (NT) Configuration Issues