The bugs were rather innocent compared to the one that was just spotted by david sopas, a security researcher at websegura. The researcher david sopas at websegura discovered a reflected filename download vulnerability in the popularmultichannel commerce platform shopify. The current bug is a reflected filename download bug, and exists within the public instagram api. Security researcher david sopas at websegura discovered a reflected file download vulnerability and reported it to ebay in march. Blackhat europe 2014 reflected file download a new web attack vector.
Google finance reflected file download david sopas web. Rfd checker security cli tool to test reflected file download issues go 47 14 h1search archived. Facebook users open to attack via several security bugs. Categories events, webinar tags david sopas, free webinar, reflected file download, rfd, rfd attack, webinar post navigation previous previous post. The charset for this site is utf8 web site description for is. David sopas is a longterm member of the cobalt core and the no. Instagram api could be exploited to serve malicious. The researchers explained that different from other similarreflected file download he discovered in the past, this time, the attackersdont need to create a page to force the download. Found this vulnerability when auditing other client. In spite of the file contents virus, malware, trojan or exploits etc. Portuguese web security researcher david sopas has uncovered an rfd reflected file download vulnerability on shopifys platform, which, according.
Launch a malicious campaign with the specially crafted page providing coupon codes. Url parameter wasnt validated and it was reflected on the json file. This vulnerability is not very well known but if well implemented could be very dangerous. This attiny85 with 8kb flash memory became part of most of my assessments. You can understand what reflected file download rfd. Reflected file download attack to spread 0day worm over any social networks. About eight months ago, instagram published two api fixes on previously reported issues via their bug tool.
A security researcher has discovered two different reflected file download flaws in facebook that could be exploited to hit its users. Our security researchers found a reflected file download on outlook. Discovered a reflected filename download flaw in linkedin september 19, 2015 by pierluigi paganini the security researcher david sopas at websegura discovered a reflected filename download vulnerability in the popular professional social network linkedin. Github security cli tool to test reflected file download issues. Hacking facebook by exploiting reflected file download. Reflected file download vulnerability found in linkedin. If you call the url directly on internet explorer 9 and 8 youll get a file download prompt coming from.
David sopas is the security team leader in char49 and he is always looking for a new challenge. Reflected file download cheat sheet this article is focused on providing infosec people how to test and exploit a reflected file download vulnerability discovered by oren hafif of trustwave. I wanted to play a little more so ive picked one of my favourite tools from my arsenal which is the tiny digispark. David sopas is the security team leader at char49 and he is sharing great tips at cobalts blog on how writing great vulnerability reports can have a huge impact in your bug bounties career.
In the first instance, a reflected file download issue would allow an attacker to send a malicious file from what. Hacking facebook by exploiting two reflected file download flaws. Discovered a reflected filename download flaw in linkedin. Sopasis a known expert that in the past discovered similar flaw affecting github, facebook and instagram. With this rfd you dont need to create a page to force the download. This article is focused on providing infosec people how to test and exploit a reflected file download vulnerability discovered by oren hafif of.
The download would start just by clicking the image. This vulnerability first presented by oren hafif in blackhat europe 2015 is. Shopify left users at risk with refusal to fix rfd. User is the talk from the speaker david sopas at bsideslisbon 2017. The article covers best practices on preparation, writing and also tools used. In this post he lists the top 10 vulnerability types he has reported to reach and maintain the no. Security researcher david sopas from websegura has discovered a couple of security flaw in facebook that could be exploited by an attacker respectively to upload an arbitrary file to the social network or to gain control. He noticed ie8 downloaded automatically the batch file from, so sopas tried the same with other browsers, in order to make its test he needed the html5 download attribute. Command line security tool to check whether a given url is vulnerable to rfd reflected file download. David sopas web security researcher hire web security.
Instagram apis new bug could enable attackers to spread. On the flip side of all thats good in the world of shopify and their offered services, portuguese web security researcher david sopas uncovered a rfd reflected file download. Use save link as to download the file how do attackers exploit a reflected filename download vulnerability. Shopify is a multichannel commerce platform that helps people sell online, instore, and everywhere in between. Shopify refuses to fix rfd vulnerability softpedia. As a security researcher i always try to find different ways to bypass security specially related to reflected file download. The rfd exploit, according sopas research, allows hackers to trick users into downloading dangerous files onto their system. The cofounder of char49 will present real case scenarios aka hacking to poc showing the danger of large organizations ignoring high and critical security issues, with repercussions that would affect millions should the security threats fall into the wrong hands. We consider reflected file download as a low impact attack that requires social engineering efforts. On th march i did a webinar for checkmarx showing in around 30 minutes what is and how you can exploit the web vector reflected file download. The company promptly solved the problem and releases a fix a few days ago. Unpatched security vulnerabilities affecting facebook. Portuguese web security researcher david sopas has uncovered an rfd reflected file download vulnerability on shopifys platform, which, according to his vulnerability disclosure, the company.
The popular security researchers davis sopas at websegura has discovered a reflected filename download. Reflected file download cheat sheet david sopas web. So in the proofofconcept i sent them i was able to execute a new chrome window with a page that simulated malware. Instagrams problem stems from a new attack technique called the reflected file download rfd.
Sopas is a known expert that in the past discovered similar flaw affecting github, facebook and instagram. Security researcher david sopas from websegura has discovered a couple of security flaw in facebook that could be exploited by an attacker. Security affairs page 645 of 967 read, think, share. The flaw relies on a vulnerability present in reflected file download rfd, a new type of web attack vector which is increasingly finding favor among the hacker community. Facebook flaws allow machine takeover, remote file upload. Since ever ive been using hid devices on redteam assessments at char49 specially using rubber ducky and latelly with cactus whid. On other browsers the attacker would have to force the user to download the file. Researcher david sopas discovered the vulnerability and reported it to.
Tool that will request the public disclosures on a specific hackerone program and show them in a localhost webserver. On other modern browsers you needed the html5 download attribute. The reflected filename download bug resides in the public api for the instagram service, sopas demonstrated that manipulating the access token from any users account and using some other tricks, he could create a malicious file download link that seems to refer a legitimate resource hosted on the instagram domain. Shopify commerce platform is open to rfd attackssecurity. Check out this article on cobalt blog from our researcher and team leader. Rfd reflected file download vulnerability is a serious flaw where a malicious file is offered for download from a trusted website, in this case, linkedin. Char49 helps microsoft fix a reflected file download.
So i tried to inject a rfd vector on the parameter oncomplete. He also leads up char49 and works as a consultant in checkmarx. Instagram api bug could allow malicious file downloads. If you run this last url it would automatically try to download freecoupons. The first and more serious security issue allows attackers to implant a malicious file on a facebook users computer and eventually gain control over it. This week introduced us to a new web attack vector, which the researcher dubbed reflected file download rfd. Home advisories linkedin reflected filename download. Researcher david sopas of websegura discovered that an attacker could, via social engineering, gain control of a victims machine. Practical reflected file download and jsonp david vassallos blog. A security researcher says there is a bug in the instagram api that could enable an attacker to post a message with a link to a page he controls that hosts a malicious file, but when the user downloads the file it will appear to come from a legitimate instagram domain, leading the victim to. Reflected file download cheat sheet david sopas web security. Linkedin reflected filename download david sopas web. Practical reflected file download and jsonp posted on november 2, 2014 november 2, 2014 by david vassallo this week introduced us to a new web attack vector, which the researcher dubbed reflected file download rfd. Google finance archives security affairssecurity affairs.
Bing reflected file download david sopas web security. This article is focused on providing infosec people how to test and exploit a reflected file download vulnerability discovered by oren hafif of trustwave. Reflected file download a new web attack vector video oren hafif whitepaper about reflected file download. The researchers explained that different from other similar reflected file download he discovered in the past, this time, the attackers dont need to create a page to force the download. He also found several reflected filename download vulnerabilities, which can be misused to trick users into believing they are downloading a file. The more serious of the vulnerabilities, which were identified by researcher david sopas of websegura, is a reflected file download flaw that an attacker can use to plant a malicious file on a. The researchers explained that different from other similar reflected file download he discovered in the past, this.352 490 247 115 151 409 1114 1233 1067 780 162 565 1071 847 357 509 324 964 684 1532 1422 537 365 1031 738 731 666 461 694 884 252 968