centos-webpanel centos-web-panel CVE-2022-44877 in Centos Webpanel and Control Webpanel Products
Published on January 5, 2023

login/index.php in CWP (aka Control Web Panel or CentOS Web Panel) 7 before allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands via shell metacharacters in the login parameter.


Known Exploited Vulnerability

This CWP Control Web Panel OS Command Injection Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. CWP Control Web Panel (formerly CentOS Web Panel) contains an OS command injection vulnerability that allows remote attackers to execute commands via shell metacharacters in the login parameter.

The following remediation steps are recommended / required by February 7, 2023: Apply updates per vendor instructions.

Vulnerability Analysis

CVE-2022-44877 can be exploited with network access, and does not require authorization privileges or user interaction. This vulnerability is considered to have a low attack complexity. It has the highest possible exploitability rating (3.9). The potential impact of an exploit of this vulnerability is considered to be critical as this vulnerability has a high impact to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of this component.

What is a Shell injection Vulnerability?

The software constructs all or part of an OS command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended OS command when it is sent to a downstream component.

CVE-2022-44877 has been classified to as a Shell injection vulnerability or weakness.

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