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Published on August 4th, 2019 📆 | 7944 Views ⚑


cPanel up to 64.0.20 SSH API Command privilege escalation

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A vulnerability was found in cPanel up to 64.0.20 (Hosting Control Software). It has been classified as critical. Affected is some unknown functionality of the component SSH API. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (Command). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 08/02/2019. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2017-18444 since 07/31/2019. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 64.0.21 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 139332, 139333, 139334 and 139335 are related to this item.



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 / Command (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Upgrade: cPanel 64.0.21

07/31/2019 CVE assigned
08/02/2019 +2 days Advisory disclosed
08/03/2019 +1 days VulDB entry created
08/03/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateAdvisory:

CVE: CVE-2017-18444 (🔒)
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Created: 08/03/2019 07:51 AM
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