🎉 124 new Templates added
🚀 14 first-time contributions
🔥 31 new CVEs added
This month, we’ve seen several high-profile CVEs impacting various technologies. Key among them is CVE-2023-46604, a significant vulnerability in Apache ActiveMQ, notable for its potential for remote code execution and widespread exploitation. CVE-2023-34039 in Aria Operations for Networks, an authentication bypass vulnerability, is another critical issue, characterized by its high risk and severity. Additionally, CVE-2023-4911 in the GNU C Library’s dynamic loader has drawn attention due to its active exploitation and high severity rating.
New Templates Added
We are excited to announce the addition of 124 new templates to the Nuclei Templates project. These templates cover a wide range of security checks, from trending vulnerabilities to SSH misconfiguration templates, empowering you to identify potential vulnerabilities efficiently. The contributions from our dedicated community have been immeasurably valuable in expanding the breadth of Nuclei’s capabilities, and we extend our gratitude to all those involved.
New CVEs Added
This release incorporates 31 🔥 new CVEs, ensuring you remain current with the latest security vulnerabilities. By including these CVEs in the Nuclei Templates, we aim to provide with the necessary checks to detect and mitigate potential risks proactively.
Bug Fixes and Enhancements
This month we have done several bug fixes and implemented enhancements to improve the overall functionality of Nuclei Templates. The following contributions from our community members have been instrumental in making these improvements:
- Added SSH misconfiguration templates
- Created issues to add support for
recommended.yamlto run curated templates #8674
- Template added for AWS services detection
- Added HoneyPot detection templates in #8567
cookie-reusefrom the templates as they are enabled by default now #8702
- Fixed a few templates producing false positive and false negative results
Highlighted CVE Templates
Here are some notable CVEs included in this release:
✅ CVE-2023-46604: Apache ActiveMQ Vulnerability
This critical unauthenticated deserialization vulnerability in Apache ActiveMQ’s OpenWire transport connector allows for remote code execution. It has been widely exploited, with several malware strains disseminated using this method.
✅ CVE-2023-34039: Aria Operations for Networks Authentication Bypass
This vulnerability arises from a lack of unique cryptographic key generation, enabling attackers to bypass SSH authentication and gain access to the CLI of Aria Operations for Networks.
✅ CVE-2023-4911: GNU C Library Buffer Overflow
This high severity buffer overflow vulnerability in the GNU C Library’s dynamic loader can allow local attackers to execute code with elevated privileges.
✅ CVE-2023-43795: GeoServer SSRF Vulnerability
This vulnerability in GeoServer’s OGC Web Processing Service allows for Server Side Request Forgery due to its method of processing information using GET and POST requests.
✅ CVE-2022-35653: Moodle LTI Module Reflected XSS Issue
Identified in Moodle’s LTI module, this reflected XSS issue stems from insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data.
✅ CVE-2023-22518: Atlassian Confluence Data Center and Server Vulnerability
An improper authorization vulnerability in Confluence Data Center and Server that allows unauthenticated attackers to reset Confluence and create an admin account.
✅ CVE-2023-20198: Cisco IOS XE Software Web UI Privilege Escalation
This privilege escalation vulnerability in Cisco IOS XE Software’s web UI feature allows attackers to gain full administrative privileges and unauthorized system access.
✅ CVE-2020-24701: OX App Suite XSS Vulnerability
A cross-site scripting vulnerability in OX App Suite, allowing XSS via the app loading mechanism.
✅ CVE-2023-1719: Bitrix24 Global Variable Extraction
✅ CVE-2023-2640: Ubuntu Kernel OverlayFS Module Vulnerability
Identified in the Ubuntu kernel’s OverlayFS module, this vulnerability allows unprivileged users to set privileged extended attributes on mounted files without proper security checks.
We express our sincere appreciation to the community members, including our first-time contributors for their contributions to the Nuclei Templates project.
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