PHP code execution in OpenX Revive Adserver



Published: 2013-08-06 | Updated: 2017-01-12
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2013-4211
CWE ID CWE-94
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Revive Adserver
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Vendor OpenX Source

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one critical risk vulnerability.

1) Arbitrary PHP code execution

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 9.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2013-4211

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to compromise of the source code package. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted request with a rot13'd and reversed payload and send it to the target system to execute arbitrary PHP code.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary PHP code execution on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.

Mitigation

Update to version 2.8.11 or later.

Vulnerable software versions

Revive Adserver: 2.8.10, 2.8.11

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q3/295

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.



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