Framework Misconfiguration Analysis with RIPS

21 Aug 2018 by Nils Werner

Framework Misconfiguration

PHP frameworks such as Symfony, Laravel and CodeIgniter come with a variety of functions and components that make it easier for developers to build their application. However, various settings and configurations can have far-reaching consequences for security. Next to our unique and in-depth analysis for exploitable security vulnerabilities, RIPS is now also able to detect security weaknesses that stem from insecure configurations.

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New PHP Exploitation Technique Added

14 Aug 2018 by Dr. Johannes Dahse

PHP Exploitation Technique

Last week a new exploitation technique for PHP applications was announced at the BlackHat USA conference. Find out everything you need to know in this blog post.

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Comparison of Application Security Testing Approaches

31 Jul 2018 by Dr. Johannes Dahse

Zend Server Integration

Web applications can be tested manually or automated, as a blackbox or a whitebox, with static or dynamic analysis. In this post we compare the advantages and disadvantages of a variety of approaches and solutions.

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Scan, Verify and Patch in Minutes: TikiWiki 17.1 SQLi

19 Jul 2018 by Karim El Ouerghemmi
Tikiwiki SQLi

TikiWiki is an open source software that offers a wiki-style based content management system. It has more than 1.25 million downloads and a large code base of around 1.7 million lines of code. In this blog post, we demonstrate step by step how we used our leading RIPS Code Analysis solution to detect and verify a SQL injection vulnerability in minutes.

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WARNING: WordPress File Delete to Code Execution

26 Jun 2018 by Slavco Mihajloski, Karim El Ouerghemmi
WordPress Unlink to RCE

WordPress is the most popular CMS on the web. According to w3tech, it is used by approximately 30% of all websites1. This wide adoption makes it an interesting target for cyber criminals. In this blog post we are going to introduce an authenticated arbitrary file deletion vulnerability in the WordPress core that can lead to attackers executing arbitrary code. The vulnerability was reported 7 months ago to the WordPress security team but still remains unpatched. The long time elapsed since the initial reporting without any patch or concrete plans has led us to the decision to make it public.

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