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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Movable Type Vendors:   Six Apart
Movable Type Include File Bug in Perl Storable Module Lets Remote Users Execute Local Scripts
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031777
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1031777
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1592   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 20 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Pro 5.2.x, 6.0.x; Open Source (MTOS) 5.2.x; Advanced 6.0.x, 5.2.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Movable Type. A remote user can include and execute scripts located on the target system.

The software does not properly use the Perl Storable::thaw() function. A remote user can supply a specially crafted URL to cause the target system to include and execute Perl scripts located on the target system. The scripts will run with the privileges of the target web service.

Version 6.1 is not affected.

Impact:   A remote user can include and execute scripts located on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (Pro, Advanced, and Enterprise 5.2.9; Open Source 5.2.12; Pro/Advanced 6.0.6).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://movabletype.org/news/2015/02/movable_type_607_and_5212_released_to_close_security_vulnera.html

Vendor URL:  movabletype.org/news/2015/02/movable_type_607_and_5212_released_to_close_security_vulnera.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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