Advisory Details

September 15th, 2010

Novell PlateSpin Orchestrate Graph Rendering Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-178
ZDI-CAN-680

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Novell
AFFECTED PRODUCTS eDirectory
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell Platespin Orchestrate. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within how the application utilizes a bundled component for rendering graphs. The application will pass user-supplied arguments to this component without proper sanitization. An attacker can abuse this to specify arbitrary arguments to this tool. Successful exploitation will lead to code execution in the context of the graph component application.

VENDOR RESPONSE Novell states:

http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7007075


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2010-02-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-09-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT 1c239c43f521145fa8385d64a9c32243
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