SysCP cronscript.php code execution

syscp-cronscript-code-execution (32330) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

SysCP could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code caused by improper validation of files by the scripts/cronscript.php script. A remote attacker with access to the database could insert arbitrary PHP files into the panel_cronscript table of the database which would be executed by the cron script with root privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of SysCP (1.2.16 or later), available from the SysCP Web site. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Feb 07 2007 - 15:09:01 CST : Ability to inject and execute any code as root in SysCP.
  • SysCP Web site: About SysCP - SysCP Server Management.
  • BID-22454: SYSCP System Control Panel Panel_CronScript Table Local File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-0850: scripts/cronscript.php in SysCP 1.2.15 and earlier includes and executes arbitrary PHP scripts that are referenced by the panel_cronscript table in the SysCP database, which allows attackers with database write privileges to execute arbitrary code by constructing a PHP file and adding its filename to this table.
  • OSVDB ID: 33127: SysCP scripts/cronscript.php Crafted File Creation Arbitrary Command Execution
  • SA24102: SysCP Execution of Arbitrary Commands

Platforms Affected:

  • Florian Lippert SysCP 1.2.3 - 1.2.15

Reported:

Feb 07, 2007

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