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pfSense: pfSense-SA-16_05.webgui: Arbitrary Code Execution

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pfSense: pfSense-SA-16_05.webgui: Arbitrary Code Execution

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/24/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/25/2017
Modified
02/20/2020

Description

Command-injection vulnerabilities exist in diag_smart.php and diag_routes.php. These allow authenticated WebGUI users with privileges for diag_smart.php or diag_routes.php to execute commands in the context of the root user. A user on pfSense version 2.3.1 or earlier, granted limited access to the pfSense web configurator GUI including access to diag_smart.php and diag_routes.php via their associated privileges: "WebCfg - Diagnostics: S.M.A.R.T. Status" and "WebCfg - Diagnostics: Routing Tables" respectively, could leverage these vulnerabilities to gain increased privileges, read other files, execute commands, or perform other alterations. This is not relevant for admin-level users as there are other deliberate means by which an administrator could run commands.

Solution(s)

  • pfsense-upgrade-latest

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