BigTree CMS 4.2.23 Hook process.php code injection

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in BigTree CMS 4.2.23 (Content Management System). This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the file /core/admin/auto-modules/forms/process.php of the component Hook Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a code injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-94. The software constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

BigTree CMS 4.2.23 allows remote authenticated users, if possessing privileges to set hooks, to execute arbitrary code via /core/admin/auto-modules/forms/process.php.

The bug was discovered 09/13/2018. The weakness was presented 09/14/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-17030 since 09/13/2018. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.

By approaching the search of inurl:core/admin/auto-modules/forms/process.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See 124047, 124046 and 124045 for similar entries.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2

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Class: Code injection
CWE: CWE-94 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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09/13/2018 🔍
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09/15/2018 +1 days 🔍
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Advisory: 342
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-17030 (🔍)
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Created: 09/15/2018 07:36 AM
Updated: 05/16/2023 10:35 AM
Changes: 09/15/2018 07:36 AM (58), 03/23/2020 08:09 PM (1), 05/16/2023 10:35 AM (3)
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