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TYPO3 9.5.7: Overriding the Database to Execute Code

5 min read 16 Jul 2019 by Robin Peraglie
In this technical blog post we examine a critical vulnerability in the core of the TYPO3 CMS which was detected by our static code analysis tool RIPS (CVE-2019-12747). A reliable exploit allows the execution of arbitrary PHP code on the underlying system as authenticated user.

Magento 2.3.1: Unauthenticated Stored XSS to RCE

11 min read 2 Jul 2019 by Simon Scannell
This blog post shows how the combination of a HTML sanitizer bug and a Phar Deserialization in the popular eCommerce solution Magento <=2.3.1 lead to a high severe exploit chain. This chain can be abused by an unauthenticated attacker to fully takeover certain Magento stores and to redirect payments.

MyBB <= 1.8.20: From Stored XSS to RCE

8 min read 11 Jun 2019 by Simon Scannell
This blog post shows how an attacker can take over any board hosted with MyBB prior to version 1.8.21 by sending a malicious private message to an administrator or by creating a malicious post. We use a chain of two security vulnerabilities detected in the code.

WordPress 5.1 CSRF to Remote Code Execution

9 min read 13 Mar 2019 by Simon Scannell
Last month we released an authenticated remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in WordPress 5.0. This blog post reveals another critical exploit chain for WordPress 5.1 that enables an unauthenticated attacker to gain remote code execution on any WordPress installation prior to version 5.1.1 (CVE-2019-9787).

WordPress 5.0.0 Remote Code Execution

15 min read 19 Feb 2019 by Simon Scannell
This blog post details how a combination of a Path Traversal and Local File Inclusion vulnerability lead to Remote Code Execution in the WordPress core (CVE-2019-8943). The vulnerability remained uncovered in the WordPress core for over 6 years.