SuiteCRM 7.11.11 Bean Manipulation

SuiteCRM versions 7.11.11 and below suffer from an action_saveHTMLField bean manipulation vulnerability.

MD5 | 5b37a8d65609f140a2d503b2ba0f5aea

SuiteCRM <= 7.11.11 (action_saveHTMLField) Bean Manipulation

[-] Software Link:

[-] Affected Versions:

Version 7.11.11 and prior versions.

[-] Vulnerability Description:

The vulnerability exists because the
"HomeController::action_saveHTMLField()" method allows
to create new beans or modify arbitrary beans' fields. This can result
in second-order SQL
Injections or PHP Object Injection attacks.

[-] Solution:

No official solution is currently available.

[-] Disclosure Timeline:

[19/09/2019] - Vendor notified
[20/09/2019] - Vendor acknowledgement
[12/11/2019] - Vendor contacted again asking for updates, no response
[20/01/2020] - Vendor notified about public disclosure intention, no
[07/02/2020] - CVE number assigned
[12/02/2020] - Public disclosure

[-] CVE Reference:

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (
has assigned the name CVE-2020-8802 to this vulnerability.

[-] Credits:

Vulnerability discovered by Egidio Romano.

[-] Original Advisory:

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