Simploo CMS Community Edition - Remote PHP Code Execution Issue Jan 18 2011 09:06PM
david kurz majorsecurity net
Details
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Product: Simploo CMS Community Edition
Security-Risk: moderated
Remote-Exploit: yes
Vendor-URL: http://www.simploo.de/
Advisory-Status: published

Credits
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Discovered by: David Vieira-Kurz of MajorSecurity

Affected Products:
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Simploo CMS 1.7.1 and prior

Description
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"Simploo CMS is a content management system (CMS)."

More Details
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I have discovered some vulnerabilities in Simploo CMS, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
Input passed via the "FTP-Server" field when editing FTP options is not properly sanitised in lib/Simploo/Config/Writer/Ini.php before being saved to the config/custom/base.ini.php file. This can be exploited to inject and execute arbitrary PHP code via a specially crafted parameter value. Successful exploitation requires "write" privileges.

Solution
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Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

Timeline
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2010-07-16, vulnerability identified
2010-07-17, vendor contacted and asked for pgp key
2010-07-19, vendor sent his pgp key
2010-07-20, vulnerability sent to vendor
2011-01-18, advisory published after 6 month

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