Advisory Details

December 15th, 2010

Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Reporting Server fw_charts.php Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-291
ZDI-CAN-756

CVE ID CVE-2010-0114
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Symantec
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Endpoint Protection
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9691. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Symantec Endpoint Protection. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the portion of the server that generates reports. Due to the combination of insufficient checks being performed on the application and failure to authenticate a user for generating a chart, an attacker can overwrite arbitrary files on a server. Careful exploitation can lead to code execution under the context of the php interpreter.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Symantec has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2010&suid=20101215_00
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2010-04-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-12-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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