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Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


Pimcore is an open source data and experience management platform. Prior to version 10.5.9, the user controlled twig templates rendering in `Pimcore/Mail` & `ClassDefinition\Layout\Text` is vulnerable to server-side template injection, which could lead to remote code execution. Version 10.5.9 contains a patch for this issue. As a workaround, one may apply the patch manually.

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CWE-94 - Code Injection

Code injection is a type of vulnerability that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. This vulnerability fully compromises the machine and can cause a wide variety of security issues, such as unauthorized access to sensitive information, manipulation of data, denial of service attacks etc. Code injection is different from command injection in the fact that it is limited by the functionality of the injected language (e.g. PHP), as opposed to command injection, which leverages existing code to execute commands, usually within the context of a shell.

Advisory Timeline

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