Bitweaver saveFeed() function code execution

bitweaver-savefeed-code-execution (50631) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Bitweaver could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper validation by the feedcreator.class.php script. By placing PHP sequences into the account "display name" setting and invoking boards_rss.php, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability via the HTTP Host header to inject and execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 10
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 9
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Bitweaver Web site: welcome to bitweaver.org.
  • BID-34910: Bitweaver Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-1677: Multiple static code injection vulnerabilities in the saveFeed function in rss/feedcreator.class.php in Bitweaver 2.6 and earlier allow (1) remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary PHP code into files by placing PHP sequences into the account's display name setting and then invoking boards/boards_rss.php, and might allow (2) remote attackers to inject arbitrary PHP code into files via the HTTP Host header in a request to boards/boards_rss.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 54618: bitweaver rss/feedcreator.class.php saveFeed Function Arbitrary PHP Code Injection
  • SA35057: Bitweaver "version" Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Bitweaver Bitweaver 1.1
  • Bitweaver Bitweaver 1.1.1 Beta
  • Bitweaver Bitweaver 1.2.1
  • Bitweaver Bitweaver 1.3
  • Bitweaver Bitweaver 1.3.1
  • Bitweaver Bitweaver 2.0.0
  • Bitweaver Bitweaver 2.0.2
  • Bitweaver Bitweaver 2.5
  • Bitweaver Bitweaver 2.6

Reported:

May 12, 2009

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