Artica Web Proxy 4.30 Authentication Bypass

Sooraj V Nair
Published on
16 Jun 2021

ArticaTech Artica Proxy is an open-source Artica proxy solution of French ArticaTech company. The ‘apikey’ parameter of the fw.login.php file in version 4.30.00000000 of Artica Web Proxy has a SQL injection vulnerability.


A remote attacker can use this vulnerability to bypass the privilege detection and gain the web back-end administrator privileges.

Mitigation / Precaution

At present, the manufacturer has not released a repair measure to solve this security problem. It is recommended that users who use this software follow the manufacturer’s homepage or refer to the website for solutions: (

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Sooraj V Nair
Sooraj V Nair
Cyber Security Engineer
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