Abstrium Pydio Cells 4.2.0 User Creation access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Abstrium Pydio Cells 4.2.0. This affects some unknown functionality of the component User Creation Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-284. The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 05/30/2023. It is possible to read the advisory at pydio.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2023-2979. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The exploit is shared for download at popalltheshells.medium.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept.

Upgrading to version 4.2.1 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at pydio.com.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-230210, VDB-230212 and VDB-230213.





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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Pydio Cells 4.2.1


05/30/2023 🔍
05/30/2023 +0 days 🔍
05/30/2023 +0 days 🔍
06/24/2023 +25 days 🔍


Advisory: pydio.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-2979 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 05/30/2023 03:37 PM
Updated: 06/24/2023 09:04 AM
Changes: 05/30/2023 03:37 PM (41), 05/30/2023 03:51 PM (2), 06/03/2023 04:31 PM (1), 06/03/2023 04:32 PM (1), 06/24/2023 09:01 AM (2), 06/24/2023 09:04 AM (28)
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Submitter: ignatiusmichael
Committer: ignatiusmichael
Cache ID: 34:C62:40



  • Submit #162544: Pydio cells v4.2.0 - Broken Access Control and Lack of input validation/sanitization (by ignatiusmichael)


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