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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-8998 (1 public exploit)

lib/message.php in X7 Chat 2.0.0 through 2.0.5.1 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary PHP code via a crafted HTTP header to index.php, which is processed by the preg_replace function with the eval switch.
Publish Date : 2014-11-20 Last Update Date : 2017-09-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.5
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 94

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-8998

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.0 A2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.0 A3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.0 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.0 B2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.0 A1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.1 A1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application X7chat X7 Chat 2.0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
X7chat X7 Chat 15

- References For CVE-2014-8998

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98513
XF x7chat-message-code-exec(98513)
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/128964/X7-Chat-2.0.5-lib-message.php-preg_replace-PHP-Code-Execution.html
Exploit! http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/35183
EXPLOIT-DB 35183 X7 Chat 2.0.5 lib/message.php preg_replace() PHP Code Execution Author:metasploit Release Date:2014-11-06 (php) remotePort:80
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71014
BID 71014 X7 Chat 'lib/message.php' Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2015-02-28

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-8998

X7 Chat 2.0.5 lib/message.php preg_replace() PHP Code Execution
This module exploits a post-auth vulnerability found in X7 Chat versions 2.0.0 up to 2.0.5.1. The vulnerable code exists on lib/message.php, which uses preg_replace() function with the /e modifier. This allows a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code in the remote machine.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : PHP


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