XCMS cpie.php code execution

xcms-cpie-code-execution (39346) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

XCMS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the cpie.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted textarea name tag in an HTTP POST request to inject and execute arbitrary PHP code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.9
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

XCMS customers should contact XCMS support for upgrade or patch information. See References.

References:

  • XCMS Web site: XCMS.
  • CVE-2007-6652: cpie.php in XCMS 1.83 and earlier sends a redirect to the web browser but does not exit, which allows remote attackers to conduct direct static code injection attacks and execute arbitrary code via the testo_0 parameter in a cpie admin action to index.php, which writes to dati/generali/footer.dtb (aka the XCMS footer).
  • OSVDB ID: 40277: Xcms index.php cpie admin Action testo_0 Variable Arbitrary Remote Code Execution
  • SA28256: Xcms PHP Code Execution and Local File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • Xcms Xcms 1.83 and prior

Reported:

Dec 30, 2007

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