pfSense up to 2.4.4-p3 pfsense.exec_php Shell Metacharacter os command injection
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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in pfSense up to 2.4.4-p3 (Firewall Software). This affects some unknown functionality of the file pfsense.exec_php. The manipulation as part of a Shell Metacharacter leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-78. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
pfSense through 2.3.4 through 2.4.4-p3 allows Remote Code Injection via a methodCall XML document with a pfsense.exec_php call containing shell metacharacters in a parameter value.
The weakness was released 09/25/2019. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-16701 since 09/22/2019. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. A authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/08/2020).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5
VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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NVD Base Score: 8.8
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ExploitingClass: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
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09/25/2019 +3 days 🔍
09/26/2019 +1 days 🔍
09/08/2020 +348 days 🔍
SourcesStatus: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2019-16701 (🔍)
EntryCreated: 09/26/2019 08:44 AM
Updated: 09/08/2020 09:45 AM
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