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Deserialization of Untrusted Data


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


In createInstanceFromNamedArguments in Shopware from 5.1.0 through 5.5.8, a crafted web request can trigger a PHP object instantiation vulnerability, which can result in an arbitrary deserialization if the right class is instantiated. An attacker can leverage this deserialization to achieve remote code execution. NOTE: this issue is a bypass for a CVE-2017-18357 whitelist patch.

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CWE-502 - Deserialization of Untrusted Data

Deserialization of untrusted data vulnerabilities enable an attacker to replace or manipulate a serialized object, replacing it with malicious data. When the object is deserialized at the victim's end the malicious data is able to compromise the victim’s system. The exploit can be devastating, its impact may range from privilege escalation, broken access control, or denial of service attacks to allowing unauthorized access to the application's internal code and logic which can compromise the entire system.

Advisory Timeline

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