Advisory Details

February 8th, 2012

IBM Rational Rhapsody BBFlashBack.FBRecorder.1 Control Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

ZDI-12-028
ZDI-CAN-1288

CVE ID CVE-2011-1392
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS IBM
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Rational Rhapsody
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12042. 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 IBM Rational Rhapsody. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaws exists within BB FlashBack Recorder.dll. The Filename property is vulnerable to directory traversal via the Start() method. PauseAndSave() is also vulnerable to directory traversal via its nextfilename parameter. InsertMarker() and InsertSoundToFBRAtMarker() have parameters that are vulnerable to script injection and can be combined with the previously mentioned vulnerabilities to achieve remote arbitrary code execution.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS IBM has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21576352
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2011-06-29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2012-02-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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