Parallels Plesk v11.0.9 - Multiple Web Vulnerabilities

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Reporter Vulnerability Laboratory [Research Team] - Benjamin Kunz Mejri (
Modified 2012-08-31T00:00:00


                                            Document Title:
Parallels Plesk v11.0.9 - Multiple Web Vulnerabilities

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Product & Service Introduction:
The most widely used hosting control panel solution. The Parallels Plesk Panel (PLESK) software package is a 
commercial web hosting automation program. Originally released under the U.S. company Plesk Inc. and designed 
in Novosibirsk, Russia, Plesk was acquired by SWSoft in July 2003. SWSoft renamed themselves under the Parallels 
name (a brand which had been acquired by SWSoft) in 2008. With more than 250,000 Windows and Linux servers 
deployed, Parallels Plesk Panel is the preferred choice for hosting service providers, web designers, and website 
owners. Parallels Plesk Panel is the first step in your businesses growth path — toward faster sites and faster 
mobile access for website owners and toward a complete product line as your hosting business grows.

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Abstract Advisory Information:
The Vulnerability Laboratory Research Team discovered multiple Web Vulnerabilities in the Parallels Plesk 
Application Panel v11.0.9 for windows and linux webservers.

Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
2012-08-10:	Researcher Notification & Coordination
2012-08-11:	Vendor Notification
2012-08-14:	Vendor Response/Feedback
2012-08-16:	Vendor Fix/Patch 1 (Windows)
2012-08-31:	Vendor Fix/Patch 2 (Linux & Co.)
2012-09-01:	Public or Non-Public Disclosure

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Affected Product(s):
Parallels GmbH
Product: Plesk (Windows, MacOS & Linux) 11.0.9

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Credits & Authors:
Vulnerability Laboratory [Research Team]  - Benjamin Kunz Mejri (

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