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Published on August 1st, 2019 📆 | 3627 Views ⚑


cPanel up to 78.0.17 Data Cache privilege escalation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in cPanel up to 78.0.17 (Hosting Control Software). Affected is some unknown functionality of the component Data Cache. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 07/30/2019. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-14400 since 07/29/2019. The attack needs to be approached locally. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 78.0.18 eliminates this vulnerability.

See 139007, 139009, 139010 and 139011 for similar entries.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5

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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-264)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Upgrade: cPanel 78.0.18

07/29/2019 CVE assigned
07/30/2019 +1 days Advisory disclosed
07/31/2019 +1 days VulDB entry created
07/31/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateAdvisory:

CVE: CVE-2019-14400 (🔒)
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Created: 07/31/2019 09:13 AM
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