Advisory Details

March 22nd, 2013

Novell ZENworks Control Center File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-049
ZDI-CAN-1527

CVE ID CVE-2013-1080
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Novell
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Zenworks
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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

The specific issues exists within ZENworks Control Center which listens on tcp/443 by default. Insufficient authentication checking on /zenworks/jsp/index.jsp allows a remote attacker to upload files to the webserver. By combining this with a directory traversal vulnerability, an attacker can exploit this condition to gain remote code execution as SYSTEM.

VENDOR RESPONSE Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7011812
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2012-03-14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-03-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT James Burton
Insomnia Security
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