Attachmate Host Access Management and Security Server PassThru Information Disclosure VulnerabilityZDI-16-618: December 13th, 2016
Host Access Management and Security Server
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Attachmate Host Access Management and Security Server. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the PassThru resource. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose sensitive information under the context of the current process.
Vendor ResponseAttachmate has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2016-09-27 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2016-12-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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