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Security Activity Bulletin

OpenX Undocumented Backdoor Access Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:IntelliShield: Security Activity Bulletin
IntelliShield ID:30508
Version:1
First Published:2013 August 26 17:44 GMT
Last Published:2013 August 26 17:44 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2013-4211
BugTraq ID:61650
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
 
Version Summary:OpenX contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a targeted system. Updates are available.
 

Description
 
A vulnerability in OpenX version 2.8.10 could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is due to an unspecified backdoor weakness in the affected software. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this weakness to execute arbitrary PHP code in the security context of the affected application. Successful exploitation could result in a complete compromise of the affected application, which the attacker could use to conduct further attacks.

Functional code that exploits this vulnerability is available as part of the Metasploit framework.

OpenX has confirmed the vulnerability at the following link: OpenX Security Advisory- August 6, 2013. OpenX has released software updates in a .zip file download at the following link: openx-2.8.11

Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.

Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

Primary Products:
GNU Public LicenseOpenX 2.8 .10

Associated Products:
N/A




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