SolarWinds Storage Manager AuthenticationFilter Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-14-299: August 27th, 2014
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of SolarWinds Storage Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the AuthenticationFilter class. The issue lies in the ability to subvert the authentication filter. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to upload malicious scripts that can then be used to execute code under the context of SYSTEM.
Vendor ResponseSolarWinds has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-02-16 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-08-27 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)