Xplico before 1.2.1 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the name of an uploaded PCAP file. NOTE: this issue can be exploited without authentication by leveraging the user registration feature.
Published 2018-01-05 16:29:00
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-16666

45.33%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 97 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2017-16666

  • Xplico Remote Code Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2017-10-29
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/linux/http/xplico_exec
    This module exploits command injection vulnerability. Unauthenticated users can register a new account and then execute a terminal command under the context of the root user. The specific flaw exists within the Xplico, which listens on TCP port 9876 by default. The goal of

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-16666

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.0
10.0
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-16666

References for CVE-2017-16666

Products affected by CVE-2017-16666

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