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Another Critical RCE Discovered in Adobe Commerce and Magento Platforms

Another Critical RCE Discovered in Adobe Commerce and Magento Platforms
February 17, 2022Ravie Lakshmanan
Adobe on Thursday updated its advisory for an  actively exploited zero-day  affecting Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source to patch a newly discovered flaw that could be weaponized to achieve arbitrary code execution. Tracked as  CVE-2022-24087 , the issue – like CVE-2022-24086 – is rated 9.8 on the CVSS vulnerability scoring system and relates to an " Improper Input Validation " bug that could result in the execution of malicious code. "We have discovered additional security protections necessary for CVE-2022-24086 and have released an update to address them (CVE-2022-24087)," the company  said  in a revised bulletin. "Adobe is not aware of any exploits in the wild for the issue addressed in this update (CVE-2022-24087)." As before, Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source versions 2.4.3-p1 and earlier and 2.3.7-p2 and earlier are impacted by CVE-2022-24087, but it's worth noting that versions 2.3.0 to 2.3.3 are not vulnerable. "A new patc

Critical Magento 0-Day Vulnerability Under Active Exploitation — Patch Released

Critical Magento 0-Day Vulnerability Under Active Exploitation — Patch Released
February 13, 2022Ravie Lakshmanan
Adobe on Sunday rolled out patches to contain a critical security vulnerability impacting its Commerce and Magento Open Source products that it said is being actively exploited in the wild. Tracked as  CVE-2022-24086 , the shortcoming has a CVSS score of 9.8 out of 10 on the vulnerability scoring system and has been characterized as an " improper input validation " issue that could be weaponized to achieve arbitrary code execution.  It's also a pre-authenticated flaw, meaning it could be exploited without requiring any credentials. Additionally, the California-headquartered company pointed out that the vulnerability can be exploited by an attacker with non-administrative privileges. The flaw affects Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source 2.4.3-p1 and earlier versions as well as 2.3.7-p2 and earlier versions. Adobe Commerce 2.3.3 and lower are not vulnerable. "Adobe is aware that CVE-2022-24086 has been exploited in the wild in very limited attacks targeting Ad

Magento Update Released to Fix Critical Flaws Affecting E-Commerce Sites

Magento Update Released to Fix Critical Flaws Affecting E-Commerce Sites
August 10, 2021Ravie Lakshmanan
Adobe on Tuesday shipped  security updates  to remediate multiple critical vulnerabilities in its Magento e-commerce platform that could be abused by an attacker to execute arbitrary code and take control of a vulnerable system. The  issues  affect 2.3.7, 2.4.2-p1, 2.4.2, and earlier versions of Magento Commerce, and 2.3.7, 2.4.2-p1, and all prior versions of Magento Open Source edition. Of the 26 flaws addressed, 20 are rated critical, and six are rated Important in severity. None of the vulnerabilities fixed this month by Adobe are listed as publicly known or under active attack at the time of release. The most concerning of the bugs are as follows - CVE-2021-36021, CVE-2021-36024, CVE-2021-36025, CVE-2021-36034, CVE-2021-36035, CVE-2021-36040, CVE-2021-36041, and CVE-2021-36042  (CVSS score: 9.1) - Arbitrary code execution due to improper input validation CVE-2021-36022 and CVE-2021-36023  (CVSS score: 9.1) - Arbitrary code execution due to OS command injection CVE-2021-3602

Over 2800 e-Shops Running Outdated Magento Software Hit by Credit Card Hackers

Over 2800 e-Shops Running Outdated Magento Software Hit by Credit Card Hackers
November 11, 2020Ravie Lakshmanan
A wave of cyberattacks against retailers running the Magento 1.x e-commerce platform earlier this September has been attributed to one single group, according to the latest research. "This group has carried out a large number of diverse Magecart attacks that often compromise large numbers of websites at once through supply chain attacks, such as the Adverline incident , or through the use of exploits such as in the September Magento 1 compromises," RiskIQ said in an analysis published today. Collectively called Cardbleed , the attacks targeted at least 2,806 online storefronts running Magento 1.x, which reached end-of-life as of June 30, 2020. Injecting e-skimmers on shopping websites to steal credit card details is a tried-and-tested modus operandi of Magecart, a consortium of different hacker groups who target online shopping cart systems. These virtual credit card skimmers, also known as formjacking attacks , are typically JavaScript code that the operators stealth

Critical Security Patches Released for Magento, Adobe Illustrator and Bridge

Critical Security Patches Released for Magento, Adobe Illustrator and Bridge
April 28, 2020Mohit Kumar
It's not 'Patch Tuesday,' but software giant Adobe today released emergency updates for three of its widely used products that patch dozens of newly discovered critical vulnerabilities. The list of affected software includes Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Bridge, and Magento e-commerce platform, containing a total of 35 vulnerabilities where each one of them is affected with multiple critical arbitrary code execution flaws. According to security advisory Adobe released, Illustrator 2020—one of the most popular designing software with millions of users around the globe—contains 5 critical code execution flaw, all existed due to memory corruption bugs in the Windows version of the software. Digital asset management app Adobe Bridge  version 10.0.1 and earlier for Windows operating systems have been found vulnerable to a total of 17 new flaws, 14 of which could lead to code execution attacks and are critical in severity—all discovered by security researcher Mat Powell. Th

Magento Marketplace Suffers Data Breach Exposing Users' Account Info

Magento Marketplace Suffers Data Breach Exposing Users' Account Info
November 27, 2019Mohit Kumar
If you have ever registered an account with the official Magento marketplace to bought or sold any extension, plugin, or e-commerce website theme, you must change your password immediately. Adobe—the company owning Magento e-commerce platform—today disclosed a new data breach incident that exposed account information of Magento marketplace users to an unknown group of hackers or individuals. According to the company, the hacker exploited an undisclosed vulnerability in its marketplace website that allowed him to gain unauthorized third-party access to the database of registered users — both customers (buyers) as well as the developers (sellers). The leaked database includes affected users' names, email addresses, MageID, billing and shipping address information, and some limited commercial information. While Adobe didn't reveal or might don't know when the Magento marketplace was compromised, the company did confirm that its security team discovered the breach la

Ongoing Attack Stealing Credit Cards From Over A Hundred Shopping Sites

Ongoing Attack Stealing Credit Cards From Over A Hundred Shopping Sites
May 08, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Researchers from Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360's NetLab have revealed details of an ongoing credit card hacking campaign that is currently stealing payment card information of customers visiting more than 105 e-commerce websites. While monitoring a malicious domain, www.magento-analytics[.]com , for over last seven months, researchers found that the attackers have been injecting malicious JS scripts hosted on this domain into hundreds of online shopping websites. The JavaScript scripts in question include the digital credit card skimming code that when execute on a site, automatically steal payment card information, such as credit card owner name, credit card number, expiration time, CVV information, entered by its customers. In an email Interview, NetLab researcher told The Hacker News that they don't have enough data to determine how hackers infected affected websites on the first place or what vulnerabilities they exploited, but did confirm that all affected

Critical Magento SQL Injection Vulnerability Discovered – Patch Your Sites

Critical Magento SQL Injection Vulnerability Discovered – Patch Your Sites
March 29, 2019Swati Khandelwal
If your online e-commerce business is running over the Magento platform, you must pay attention to this information. Magento yesterday released new versions of its content management software to address a total of 37 newly-discovered security vulnerabilities. Owned by Adobe since mid-2018, Magento is one of the most popular content management system (CMS) platform that powers 28% of websites across the Internet with more than 250,000 merchants using the open source e-commerce platform. Though most of the reported issues could only be exploited by authenticated users, one of the most severe flaws in Magento is an SQL Injection vulnerability which can be exploited by unauthenticated, remote attackers. The flaw, which does not have a CVE ID but internally labeled "PRODSECBUG-2198," could allow remote hackers to steal sensitive information from the databases of vulnerable e-commerce websites, including admin sessions or password hashes that could grant hackers access

Magento Hackers Using Simple Evasion Trick to Reinfect Sites With Malware

Magento Hackers Using Simple Evasion Trick to Reinfect Sites With Malware
June 20, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have been warning of a new trick that cybercriminals are leveraging to hide their malicious code designed to re-introduce the infection to steal confidential information from Magento based online e-commerce websites. So, if you have already cleaned up your hacked Magento website, there are chances your website is still leaking login credentials and credit card details of your customers to hackers. More than 250,000 online stores use open-source Magento e-commerce platform, which makes them an enticing target for hackers, and therefore the security of both your data and your customer data is of the utmost importance. According to the researchers at Sucuri , who have previously spotted several Magento malware campaigns in the wild, cybercriminals are currently using a simple yet effective method to ensure that their malicious code is added back to a hacked website after it has been removed. To achieve this, criminals are hiding their 'credit card stea

Why Protecting Your Magento Ecommerce Website Is So Damn Important

Why Protecting Your Magento Ecommerce Website Is So Damn Important
April 16, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The Market of E-commerce websites is at its peak, as today people love to shop online to save their time. However, E-commerce and financial sites stand first in the rundown of potential victims as they manage financial exchanges. The traditional way to target victims of e-commerce sites is to use targeted "phishing" attacks via social media and emails. But… …due to increased awareness among the people about the threat of phishing attacks, hackers have now discovered new way — by malvertising legitimate websites where people assume to be safe and secure. We know: Today, there are many ready-to-use e-commerce platforms available on the Internet that are very easy to install and manage and that too at no extra cost; ' Magento ' is one of the most popular out of them. The most popular, the most targeted: Yes! Security researchers at Sucuri have found a malicious code inside the Magento e-commerce website that was intended to send all the data

Magento vulnerability allows an attacker to create administrative user

Magento vulnerability allows an attacker to create administrative user
February 13, 2014Anonymous
It seems you cannot go a day without hearing about someone or some group hacking a website or stealing credit card and other sensitive data from e-commerce sites. The Market of E-commerce is at its boom, and that provides even more opportunities to hackers. There are many readymade e-commerce platforms available on the Internet, that are easy to install and easy to manage at no extra cost and 'Magento' is one of the most popular out of them. Recently security researchers at Securatary  have reported a critical cross-store vulnerability in the Magento platform that lets attackers to escalation privilege by creating an administrative user on any ' Gostorego' online store. The authentication bypass vulnerability left 200,000 merchants data vulnerable to hackers before it was patched. To exploit the flaw, an attacker only needed to modify the HOST header to the URI of the target account in the GET request. They dubbed it as " Stealth mode ",
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