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Age in Days
CVSS Score
Patch within next
Risk Level

1381


10.0

30 Days

Critical

 

This vulnerability is 3 years 9 months and 12 days old there are exploits publicly available for it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and with there being exploits publicly available it is highly advisable that this vulnerability is patched immediately.

 

Synopsis

The remote web server hosts a PHP application that is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability.

 

Vulnerability Description

The version of FreePBX hosted on the remote web server is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability in the FreePBX ARI Framework module / Asterisk Recording Interface (ARI). A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this issue to gain full administrator access to the FreePBX server by using a crafted request via the 'ari_auth' HTTP cookie. Consequently, the attacker can then execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

 

Solution

Refer to the referenced URL for vendor supplied instructions.

 

Further Information

 

CVE References

CVE-2014-7235 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails

 

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