PANDA Security Communications Agent Service Pagent.exe 'MESSAGE_FROM_REMOTE' Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-13-250: October 16th, 2013
Security for Business Communications
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of PANDA Security for Business Communications. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the 'Panda AdminSecure Communications Agent' (Pagent.exe) which listens on tcp port 19226. The service contains a directory traversal flaw which allows for the ability to create / overwrite / delete an arbitrary file. A remote attacker can abuse this to execute remote code under the context of the SYSTEM user.
Vendor ResponsePanda Software has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-07-05 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2013-10-16 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod