Modx Revolution < 2.6.4 – Remote Code Execution

Details of BNVL-2018-0036

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Modx Revolution < 2.6.4 – Remote Code Execution
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MODX Revolution version <=2.6.4 contains a Incorrect Access Control vulnerability in Filtering user parameters before passing them into phpthumb class that can result in Creating file with custom a filename and content. This attack appear to be exploitable via Web request. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in commit 06bc94257408f6a575de20ddb955aca505ef6e68.

Pattern: /connectors/system/phpthumb.php
             [useRawIMoutput] => 1