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Symfony Configuration Cheat Sheet

6 min read 27 Sep 2018 by Nils Werner
Symfony is one of the most widely used PHP frameworks with many components and options. Our Symfony Configuration Cheat Sheet shows how to ensure a secure baseline for your framework in 10 steps.

Framework Misconfiguration Analysis with RIPS

6 min read 21 Aug 2018 by Nils Werner
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. RIPS is now also able to detect security weaknesses that stem from insecure configurations.

What is Phar Deserialization

5 min read 14 Aug 2018 by Johannes Dahse
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.

TikiWiki 17.1 SQLi: Scan, Verify and Patch in Minutes

6 min read 19 Jul 2018 by Karim El Ouerghemmi
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 (CVE-2018-20719).

WARNING: WordPress File Delete to Code Execution

9 min read 26 Jun 2018 by Slavco Mihajloski, Karim El Ouerghemmi
WordPress is the most popular CMS on the web. In this blog post we introduce an authenticated arbitrary file deletion vulnerability (CVE-2018-20714) 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.