Advisory Details

May 29th, 2013

F-Secure E-mail and Server Security FSDBCom ActiveX Control GetCommand Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-095
ZDI-CAN-1692

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS F-Secure
AFFECTED PRODUCTS E-mail and Server Security
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9652. 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 F-Secure E-mail and Server Security. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the FSDBCom ActiveX control. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize input before executing SQL queries. By carefully constructing a series of SQL queries an attacker can force the backend database to execute arbitrary code. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the backend database.

VENDOR RESPONSE F-Secure states:


http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/fsc-2013-1


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-02-14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-05-29 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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