8 min read 16 Dec 2016 by Robin Peraglie
16 min read 14 Dec 2016 by Hendrik Buchwald
Plugins from the community are an integral part of most Wordpress sites. We downloaded all 47,959 plugins that are available from the official Wordpress repository and analyzed them with our static code analyzer RIPS. Shockingly, about every second larger plugin contains at least one medium severity issue. But is it really that bad?
9 min read 5 Dec 2016 by Hendrik Buchwald
Expression Engine is a popular general purpose content management system that is used by thousands of individuals, organizations, and companies around the world. In this post, we will examine a code reuse vulnerability that leads to remote code execution. This vulnerability type allows an attacker to partly control the applications logic and to chain existing code fragements.
11 min read 1 Dec 2016 by Hendrik Buchwald
FreePBX is a web-based graphical user interface that helps users to manage voice-over-IP services. With over one million production systems using FreePBX worldwide it is the most widely deployed open-source PBX (Private Branch Exchange) platform. Since FreePBX is written completely in PHP, we decided to throw it into our code analysis tool RIPS. The results were surprising…