Advisory Details

January 12th, 2011

Symantec Web Gateway Management Interface USERNAME Blind SQL Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-11-013
ZDI-CAN-879

CVE ID CVE-2010-0115
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Symantec
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Web Gateway
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

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

The specific flaw exists within the management interface which listens by default on TCP port 443. While parsing requests sent to the login.php page, the process does not properly sanitize the USERNAME POST parameter. By sending a specially crafted string, a remote attacker can leverage this vulnerability to inject arbitrary SQL into the backend database on the server.

VENDOR RESPONSE 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=2011&suid=20110112_00
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2010-09-23 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2011-01-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT RadLSneak
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