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CentOS Web Panel - Remote Code Execution (CVE-2022-44877)

CVSSv3 Score
Vulnerability description

CentOS Web Panel is vulnerable to CVE-2022-44877, an OS Command Injection vulnerability that allows remote attackers to execute commands via shell metacharacters in the login parameter. The root cause of this vulnerability is inside the logging functionality that relies on bash (via the echo command) allowning an attacker to take advantage of a built in bash feature called Command Substitution by crafting a malicous HTTP request containing system commands.

Risk description

The risk exists that a remote unauthenticated attacker can fully compromise the CentOS Web Panel Server to steal confidential information, install ransomware, or pivot to the internal network.

Exploit capabilities

Sniper can gain unauthenticated Remote Code Execution on the target system and extract multiple artefacts as evidence.


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Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Exploitable with Sniper
Vuln date
Jan 2023
Published at
Updated at
Software Type
Server administration software
CentOS Project