Risks
Vulnerabilities
Browse by
Movable Type 4.2x, 4.3x Web Upgrade Remote Code Execution
02 February 2013
Bookmark and Share
lib/MT/Upgrade.pm in mt-upgrade.cgi in Movable Type 4.2x and 4.3x through 4.38 does not require authentication for requests to database-migration functions, which allows remote attackers to conduct eval injection and SQL injection attacks via crafted parameters, as demonstrated by an eval injection attack against the core_drop_meta_for_table function, leading to execution of arbitrary Perl code.

ID: CVE-2013-0209
Vendor: movabletype.org

CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)


Spotlight

Why vulnerability disclosure shouldn’t be a marketing tool

Brian Honan, CEO at BH Consulting, talks about a recent vulnerability disclosure trend – a trend that he believes may ultimately cause more harm than good: security vendors using vulnerability disclosure as a marketing tool with the goal of enhancing their company’s bottom line.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Thu, Jul 2nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //