Remote code execution in Backdrop Archive_Tar pear library



Published: 2021-07-22
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-32610
CWE ID CWE-59
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Backdrop CMS

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Link following

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-32610

CWE-ID: CWE-59 - Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to the application does not check if the file in the archive is a symbolic link when extracting it. A remote attacker can pass a specially crafted file to the application and overwrite arbitrary files on the system. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise the affected system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Backdrop CMS: 1.0.0, 1.0.0-preview, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.0.6, 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.2.4, 1.3.0, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 1.3.6, 1.3.7, 1.4.0, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.4.4, 1.4.5, 1.5.0, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.5.3, 1.6.0, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3, 1.6.4, 1.7.0, 1.7.0-preview, 1.7.1, 1.7.2, 1.7.3, 1.7.4, 1.8.0, 1.8.1, 1.8.2, 1.8.3, 1.8.4, 1.9.0, 1.9.1, 1.9.2, 1.9.3, 1.9.4, 1.9.5, 1.9.6, 1.10.0, 1.10.1, 1.10.2, 1.11.0, 1.11.1, 1.11.2, 1.11.3, 1.11.4, 1.11.5, 1.11.6, 1.11.7, 1.11.8, 1.11.9, 1.12.0, 1.12.1, 1.12.2, 1.12.3, 1.12.4, 1.12.5, 1.12.6, 1.12.7, 1.12.8, 1.13.0, 1.13.0-preview, 1.13.1, 1.13.2, 1.13.3, 1.13.4, 1.13.5, 1.14.0, 1.14.0-preview, 1.14.1, 1.14.2, 1.14.3, 1.14.4, 1.15.0, 1.15.0-preview, 1.15.1, 1.15.2, 1.15.3, 1.15.4, 1.16.0, 1.16.0-preview, 1.16.1, 1.16.2, 1.16.3, 1.16.4, 1.16.5, 1.16.6, 1.17.0, 1.17.1, 1.17.2, 1.17.3, 1.17.4, 1.17.5, 1.17.6, 1.17.7, 1.18.0, 1.18.1, 1.18.2, 1.18.3, 1.18.4, 1.18.5, 1.19.0, 1.19.1

CPE External links

https://backdropcms.org/security/backdrop-sa-core-2021-004

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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