Simple Machines Forum < 2.0.17 Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) Vulnerability

Published: 2020-03-24 10:22:42
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
Simple Machines Forum is prone to a server side request forgery (SSRF) vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The vulnerability is exploitable via Subs-Package.php and Subs.php because user-supplied data is used directly in curl calls.

Impact:
Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target machine.

Affected Versions:
Simple Machines Forum through version 2.0.16.

Recommendations:
Update to version 2.0.17 or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11574

References:

https://pastebin.com/raw/prE3iiLm

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.5

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