MODX Revolution up to 2.5.4-pl Update/Package Installation access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in MODX Revolution up to 2.5.4-pl (Content Management System). This affects an unknown code of the component Update/Package Installation. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-284. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 01/01/2017. The weakness was disclosed 03/30/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared at mazinahmed.net. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2017-7323 since 03/30/2017. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 88 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

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 vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 97228). The entries 99114, 99115, 99116 and 99118 are pretty similar.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.8

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-284
ATT&CK: T1068

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OpenVAS ID: 800626
OpenVAS Name: MODX Revolution CMS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
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03/30/2017 +69 days 🔍
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Vendor: https://modx.com/

Advisory: mazinahmed.net
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-7323 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 97228 - MODX Revolution CMS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-7323 - MODX Revolution - Man-in-the-Middle Issue

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Created: 03/31/2017 10:49 AM
Updated: 08/24/2020 10:26 AM
Changes: (4) vulnerability_discoverydate source_osvdb_title source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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