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In-depth analysis of our latest vulnerability findings and best practices for secure development.

Backend SQL Injection in BigTree CMS 4.4.6

7 min read 5 Nov 2019 by Robin Peraglie
BigTree is a small content management system which does not depend on many frameworks and advertises itself as user friendly and developer ready. In this blog post, we will take a look at a few vulnerabilities we have detected in the codebase of BigTree.

Official Code Analysis Partner for TYPO3

3 min read 31 Oct 2019 by Roland Bachmann
TYPO3, one of the most widely used enterprise-level CMS with over 9 million downloads and over 15 years of experience in the content management market, announced today its partnership with RIPS, the technology leader for static application security testing of web applications.

Drive By RCE Exploit in Pimcore 6.2.0

5 min read 22 Oct 2019 by Robin Peraglie
In this technical blog post we will examine how a drive by exploit in the Pimcore release 6.2.0 allows an attacker to execute OS commands by tricking an authenticated administrator into exploiting a command injection vulnerability.

WooCommerce 3.6.4 - CSRF Bypass to Stored XSS

5 min read 8 Oct 2019 by Dennis Brinkrolf
WooCommerce is the most popular e-commerce plugin for WordPress with over 5 million installations. A flaw in the way WooCommerce handles imports of products results in a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability (XSS) that can be exploited through cross-site request forgery (CSRF).

Bitbucket 6.1.1 Path Traversal to RCE

6 min read 3 Sep 2019 by Johannes Moritz
Bitbucket is one of the worlds leading version control software allowing millions of developers to manage Git repositories and collaborate on source code. Bitbucket is developed by the Australian software company Atlassian which is also kown for Confluence and Jira. In this blog post we will analyse how a common but often overseen security issue found by RIPS Code Analysis leads to a critical vulnerability in Bitbucket (CVE-2019-3397). The issue is caused by the insecure extraction of a compressed TAR archive.