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.