TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Symantec IM Manager Administrative Interface DetailReportGroup.lgx Definition File SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

ZDI-10-225: October 27th, 2010


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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Symantec IM Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the rdPageImlogic.aspx page which is exposed through an IIS extension on the default web server port. By setting the 'rdReport' argument to the value 'DetailReportGroup' an attacker can force the server to load the DetailReportGroup.lgx definition file. This file contains SQL injections within multiple parameters. An attacker can abuse this to inject arbitrary SQL statements to be evaluated by the back-end database.

Vendor Response

Symantec has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2010-07-20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2010-10-27 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod