PT-2016-07: Unauthorized Access in Vesta Control Panel
(PT-2016-07) Positive Technologies Security Advisory
Unauthorized Access in Vesta Control Panel
Vesta Control Panel
Version: 0.9.8-15 and earlier
Severity level: High
Impact: Unrestricted Arbitrary File Reading, Deletion and Upload
Access Vector: Remote
Base Score: 10
CVE: not assigned
Vesta Control Panel - an Open Source web hosting control panel with premium features, secure, advanced and minimalistic design.
The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected an Unauthorized Access vulnerability in Vesta Control Panel.
Directory /web/file_manager/ contains scenarios which perform file manager operations in control panel. Scenario files.php lacks active user session checking that allows unauthorized users to perform various operations on files and directories located on the server.
How to fix
Update your software up to the latest version
27.05.2016 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
27.06.2016 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
15.07.2016 - Public disclosure
The vulnerability was detected by Igor Kanygin, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research:
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*Source: IDC Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares, doc #242465, August 2013. Based on year-over-year revenue growth in 2012 for vendors with revenues of $20M+