SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager FSMWebService Information Disclosure VulnerabilityZDI-14-068: April 8th, 2014
Firewall Security Manager
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the FSMWebService service. The issue lies within the DownloadFileServlet servlet which fails to prevent directory traversal within all parameters. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to retrieve arbitrary files as the SYSTEM user.
Vendor ResponseSolarWinds has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-10-27 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-04-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod