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CVE-2018-6460 Detail

Description

Hotspot Shield runs a webserver with a static IP address 127.0.0.1 and port 895. The web server uses JSONP and hosts sensitive information including configuration. User controlled input is not sufficiently filtered: an unauthenticated attacker can send a POST request to /status.js with the parameter func=$_APPLOG.Rfunc and extract sensitive information about the machine, including whether the user is connected to a VPN, to which VPN he/she is connected, and what is their real IP address.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/31/2018

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6460
Original release date:
01/31/2018
Last revised:
02/16/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://blogs.securiteam.com/index.php/archives/3604 External Source MISC https://blogs.securiteam.com/index.php/archives/3604
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44042/ External Source EXPLOIT-DB 44042

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