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Published on August 6th, 2019 📆 | 2576 Views ⚑


cPanel up to 62.0.3 WHM API privilege escalation

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A vulnerability has been found in cPanel up to 62.0.3 (Hosting Control Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component WHM API. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 08/05/2019. It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2017-18482 since 07/31/2019. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Upgrading to version 62.0.4 eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entries are available at 139354, 139355, 139356 and 139357.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: ≈5.5
VulDB Temp Score: ≈5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Upgrade: cPanel 62.0.4

07/31/2019 CVE assigned
08/05/2019 +5 days Advisory disclosed
08/05/2019 +0 days VulDB entry created
08/05/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateAdvisory:

CVE: CVE-2017-18482 (🔒)
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Created: 08/05/2019 10:00 PM
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