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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4137

The loadContentFromCookie function in core/Cookie.php in Piwik before 0.5 does not validate strings obtained from cookies before calling the unserialize function, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or upload arbitrary files via vectors related to the __destruct function in the Piwik_Config class; php://filter URIs; the __destruct functions in Zend Framework, as demonstrated by the Zend_Log destructor; the shutdown functions in Zend Framework, as demonstrated by the Zend_Log_Writer_Mail class; the render function in the Piwik_View class; Smarty templates; and the _eval function in Smarty.
Publish Date : 2009-12-24 Last Update Date : 2019-11-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-4137

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Matomo Matomo 0.2.25 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Matomo Matomo 0.2.26 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Matomo Matomo 0.2.27 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Matomo Matomo 0.2.28 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Matomo Matomo 0.2.29 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Matomo Matomo 0.2.30 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Matomo Matomo 0.2.31 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Matomo Matomo 0.2.32 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Matomo Matomo 8

- References For CVE-2009-4137
MLIST [oss-security] 20091209 Piwik <= 0.4.5 Cookie Unserialize() Vulnerability
MLIST [oss-security] 20091214 Re: Piwik <= 0.4.5 Cookie Unserialize() Vulnerability
MLIST [oss-security] 20091210 Re: Piwik <= 0.4.5 Cookie Unserialize() Vulnerability CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-4137

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