Oracle Endeca Server attachDataStore SOAP Request Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-13-191: August 13th, 2013
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle Endeca Server. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the handling of requests to the controlSoapBinding web service. This service exposes the attachDataStore method which contains a directory traversal flaw that allows attackers to create files at arbitrary locations with attacker controlled data. This can be leveraged by an attacker gain to remote code execution under the context of the current user.
Vendor ResponseOracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-02-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2013-08-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod