ImpressPages cm_group Parameter Remote PHP Code Execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 64686


The remote web server hosts an application that allows arbitrary code execution.


The ImpressPages install hosted on the remote web server contains a flaw that allows arbitrary PHP code execution. Input passed to the 'cm_group' parameter is not properly sanitized before being used in a PHP eval() function call. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary PHP code on the remote host.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64686

File Name: impresspages_cm_group_code_exec.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2013/02/19

Updated: 2019/12/04

Dependencies: 64685, 11936

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:impresspages:impresspages_cms

Required KB Items: www/PHP, www/impresspages

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 2011/09/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/09/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4932

BID: 49798