Command injection in Vesta Control Panel

Published: 2020-03-22
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-10808
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Vesta Control Panel
Web applications / Remote management & hosting panels

Vendor Vesta Control Panel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Command Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU26297

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-10808

CWE-ID: CWE-77 - Command injection

Exploit availability: Yes


The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary commands with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient filtration of user-supplied data in schedule/backup Backup Listing Endpoint. A remote user with ability to create a specially crafted filename on the server  can execute arbitrary system commands with elevated privileges on the system.


Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Vesta Control Panel: 0.9.8-1 - 0.9.8-26

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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