Monday, June 21, 2021

Two One-liners for Quick ColdFusion Static Analysis Security Testing

 I want to find all of the security bugs.  I'm sure you do too.  

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Some security bug classes are easy to find at scale through automated dynamic security scanning.  Maybe you're also doing some manual application penetration testing.  And maybe you can invest the time to perform in-depth manual code review of important portions of an application, such as core libraries and high-value actions.  But a high-impact vulnerability -- such as remote code execution -- in an insignificant, overlooked portion of your codebase can ruin your day.  Automated code review needs to play a part in any software security effort.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Stupid Unix Tricks - Using $IFS in Web Application Command Injection Vulnerabilities for Full RCE

Awhile ago I was testing a web application and found a command injection vulnerability.  The payload could be sent via an email address field, so something like:



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