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CVE-2020-28884 Command injection

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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Liferay Portal Server tested on 7.3.5 GA6, 7.2.0 GA1 is affected by OS Command Injection. An administrator user can inject Groovy script to execute any OS command on the Liferay Portal Sever. NOTE: The developer disputes this as a vulnerability since it is a feature for administrators to run groovy scripts and therefore not a design flaw.

CWE: CWE-78
CVSS v29
AV:N/AC:L/AU:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS v37.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
References
https://learn.liferay.com/dxp/latest/en/system-administration/using-the-script-engine/running-scripts-from-the-script-console.html
https://medium.com/%40tranpdanh/some-way-to-execute-os-command-in-liferay-portal-84498bde18d3
Affected Vendors

Liferay - (1)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Command injection

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v29
AV:N/AC:L/AU:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS v37.2
AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

Vulnerability weakness type is in the top 25 CWEs according to MITRE. View Mitre Top 25 CWEs

Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1190 - Exploit Public-Facing Application
T1083 - File and Directory Discovery
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter
T1005 - Data from Local System

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.1 - Injection Flaws

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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