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Redaxo 5.2.0: Remote Code Execution via CSRF

8 min read 16 Dec 2016 by Robin Peraglie
Redaxo 5.2.0 is the latest release of a simple content management system that is mostly used in Germany. Today we are going to present our scan results for Redaxo and explain how completely omitting anti-CSRF measures can have a significant security impact.

The State of Wordpress Security

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?

Expression Engine 3.4.2: Code Reuse Attack

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.

FreePBX 13: From Cross-Site Scripting to Remote Command Execution

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…