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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-10033

The mailSend function in the isMail transport in PHPMailer before 5.2.18 might allow remote attackers to pass extra parameters to the mail command and consequently execute arbitrary code via a \" (backslash double quote) in a crafted Sender property.
Publish Date : 2016-12-30 Last Update Date : 2021-09-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 77

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-10033

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Joomla Joomla\! * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Phpmailer Project Phpmailer * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wordpress Wordpress * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Joomla Joomla\! 1
Phpmailer Project Phpmailer 1
Wordpress Wordpress 1

- References For CVE-2016-10033

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/140350/PHPMailer-Sendmail-Argument-Injection.html
http://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/exploit/multi/http/phpmailer_arg_injection
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42024/
EXPLOIT-DB 42024
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40969/
EXPLOIT-DB 40969
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40986/
EXPLOIT-DB 40986
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40974/
EXPLOIT-DB 40974
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41962/
EXPLOIT-DB 41962
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41996/
EXPLOIT-DB 41996
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037533
SECTRACK 1037533
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42221/
EXPLOIT-DB 42221
https://github.com/PHPMailer/PHPMailer/wiki/About-the-CVE-2016-10033-and-CVE-2016-10045-vulnerabilities CONFIRM
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/140291/PHPMailer-Remote-Code-Execution.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/539963/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20161227 PHPMailer < 5.2.18 Remote Code Execution [updated advisory] [CVE-2016-10033]
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40970/
EXPLOIT-DB 40970
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95108
BID 95108 PHPMailer CVE-2016-10033 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-16
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Dec/78
FULLDISC 20161227 PHPMailer < 5.2.18 Remote Code Execution [CVE-2016-10033]
https://developer.joomla.org/security-centre/668-20161205-phpmailer-security-advisory.html CONFIRM
https://github.com/PHPMailer/PHPMailer/releases/tag/v5.2.18 CONFIRM
https://www.drupal.org/psa-2016-004 CONFIRM
https://legalhackers.com/advisories/PHPMailer-Exploit-Remote-Code-Exec-CVE-2016-10033-Vuln.html
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40968/
EXPLOIT-DB 40968

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-10033

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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