Cockpit prior to 0.12.0 NoSQL injection in /auth/check

Anandhu K A
Published on
16 Jun 2021

CVE-2020-35846 is a vulnerability discovered in Cockpit CMS, an open-source content management system, that allows NoSQL injection attacks via the Controller/Auth.php check function. In some configurations, the vulnerabilities could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute code on a cockpit server, especially those running MongoLite.

Mitigation / Precaution

In order to patch this vulnerability, please install the official patch made by the vendor available for supported, vulnerable instances.

Automated human-like penetration testing for your web apps & APIs
Teams using Beagle Security are set up in minutes, embrace release-based CI/CD security testing and save up to 65% with timely remediation of vulnerabilities. Sign up for a free account to see what it can do for you.

Written by
Anandhu K A
Anandhu K A
Lead Engineer
Find website security issues in a flash
Improve your website's security posture with proactive vulnerability detection.
Free website security assessment