#VU27527 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Published: 2020-05-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27527

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12473

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
MonoX
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: Mono

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions. A remote administrator can reconfigure the Converter Executable setting from "ffmpeg.exe" to a different program, escalate privileges on the target system and execute arbitrary code.

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

Vulnerable software versions

MonoX: 5.1.40.5152


CPE

External links
http://github.com/belong2yourself/vulnerabilities/tree/master/MonoX%20CMS/Privilege%20Escalation%20via%20ConvertVideo


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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