cPanel – Getpkginfo (Root) Arbitrary File Access Vulnerability

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Product: cPanel
Website: http://www.cpanel.net
Vulnerable Version: All versions prior to the fixed builds below.
Fixed Version: 11.40.1.7, 11.40.0.31, 11.38.2.15 & 11.36.2.12.

Vulnerability Description:

It is possible for a reseller to exploit a vulnerability in getpkginfo to open any file on the server, regardless of ownership which could ultimately lead to a root compromise. There is also a directory traversal present.

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