Lithium Forum 2017 Q1 Compose Message upload_url server-side request forgery

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Lithium Forum 2017 Q1 (Forum Software). This issue affects an unknown function of the component Compose Message Handler. The manipulation of the argument upload_url with an unknown input leads to a server-side request forgery vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-918. The web server receives a URL or similar request from an upstream component and retrieves the contents of this URL, but it does not sufficiently ensure that the request is being sent to the expected destination. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 02/20/2017 by Vibhuti R V Nath as VL-ID 2030 as not defined advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2017-20106. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. The exploit is available at It is declared as proof-of-concept.

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





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Class: Server-side request forgery
CWE: CWE-918
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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02/20/2017 🔍
02/20/2017 +0 days 🔍
02/24/2017 +4 days 🔍
06/25/2022 +1947 days 🔍


Advisory: VL-ID 2030
Researcher: Vibhuti R V Nath
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-20106 (🔍)
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Created: 02/24/2017 03:59 PM
Updated: 06/25/2022 06:21 PM
Changes: 02/24/2017 03:59 PM (43), 08/17/2020 10:27 AM (2), 06/25/2022 06:21 PM (3)
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