Ay System WCS impressum.php path[ShowProcessHandle] privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Ay System WCS (version unknown). Affected is an unknown function of the file impressum.php. The manipulation of the argument path[ShowProcessHandle] with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 08/27/2006 by SHiKaA (Website). The advisory is shared for download at exploit-db.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2006-4440. Technical details and a public exploit are known. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

A public exploit has been developed by SHiKaA and been published even before and not after the advisory. The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. By approaching the search of inurl:impressum.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.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Exploit-DB (2263), OSVDB (28247†) and Secunia (SA21661†).




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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: SHiKaA
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Advisory: exploit-db.com
Researcher: SHiKaA
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2006-4440 (🔍)
X-Force: 28593
SecurityFocus: 19735
Secunia: 21661 - Ay System WCS "path[ShowProcessHandle]" File Inclusion, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 28247 - Ay System WCS impressum.php path[ShowProcessHandle] Parameter Remote File Inclusion

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013


Created: 05/08/2016 07:57 PM
Updated: 07/16/2024 10:05 AM
Changes: 05/08/2016 07:57 PM (48), 11/25/2018 09:59 AM (5), 08/03/2022 06:12 PM (5), 08/03/2022 06:19 PM (8), 07/16/2024 10:05 AM (16)
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