Advisory Details

May 15th, 2008

Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution SQL Injection Vulnerability

ZDI-08-024
ZDI-CAN-290

CVE ID CVE-2008-2286
CVSS SCORE
AFFECTED VENDORS Symantec
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Altiris Deployment Solution
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 5935. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution. User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the axengine.exe process listening by default on TCP port 402. A lack of proper sanitation while parsing requests allows for a remote attacker to inject arbitrary SQL statements into the database. Exploitation of this vulnerability can result in arbitrary code execution under the context of the SYSTEM user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Symantec has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.05.14a.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2008-02-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2008-05-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Brett Moore of Insomnia Security www.insomniasec.com
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