Advisory Details

October 8th, 2010

IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment TCP to ODBC Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-194
ZDI-CAN-781

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS IBM
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Tivoli Provisioning Manager
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 10516. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL queries on vulnerable installations of Tivoli Provisioning Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the TCP to ODBC gateway component which listens by default on TCP port 2020. Authentication is not required to issue SQL queries to the service. A remote attacker can abuse this to read, modify, or create records within the database.

VENDOR RESPONSE IBM has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v3r1/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.tivoli.tpm.osd.doc%2Finstall%2Ftosd_setmsacessdbpwd.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2010-07-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-10-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT AbdulAziz Hariri
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