CVE-2018-6569 – WEST WIND WEB SERVER UNAUTHENTICATED ADMIN ACCESS AND PROCESS EXECUTION/TERMINATION
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# Exploit Title: West Wind Web Server
# Date: 1/31/18
# Exploit Author: Ken Pyle, DFDR Consulting
# Vendor Homepage: https://west-wind.com/
# Version: >v6.8
# Tested on: IIS/Windows Server
# CVE : CVE-2018-6569
This vulnerability has been reference checked against multiple installs.
This configuration was identical across all systems tested.
The webserver is vulnerable to process execution and termination, significant information disclosure, denial of service and system level compromise.
The webpage /ADMIN.ASP is available to an unauthenticated user.
This page provides access to numerous server tasks and privileged operations, allowing a remote attacker to access critical functions.
This page also displays sensitive information and data on system processes, files, configurations, service workers/accounts, PIDS, and other privileged data.
The processid parameter allows a remote attacker to kill processes from the webpage, affecting availability, integrity and security of the server.
This parameter can be brute forced with numerical values to kill processes on the server based on PID.
The Script mode function provides access to
Which is a known vulnerable function which can allow for compromise of the target host. Numerous other links on the page execute functions leveraging this vulnerability.
The upload function on this page, in certain deployment scenarios, can allow for unauthenticated upload of content to the webserver.
Remove the affected page from the server immediately.
Apply vendor patch when released.
Vulnerability Discovered: 1/30/18
Vendor Notified: 2/1/18
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