Vulnerability identifier: #VU57555
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: Yes
Vendor: Six Apart Ltd
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in Movable Type XMLRPC API. A remote unauthenticated attacker can send a specially crafted message and execute arbitrary OS commands on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Movable Type: 6.8.2, r.5002
Movable Type Advanced: 6.8.2, r.5002
Movable Type Premium: 1.46
Movable Type Premium Advanced: 1.46
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, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.