InduSoft Web Studio Remote Agent Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-15-451: September 28th, 2015
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of InduSoft WebStudio. User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the Remote Agent service listening on TCP port 1234. The issue lies in the lack of authentication, allowing attackers to execute remote API calls on the service. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.
Vendor ResponseIndusoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2015-02-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2015-09-28 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Steven Seeley of Source Incite