Advisory Details

April 8th, 2014

SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager FSMWebService Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-14-068
ZDI-CAN-1898

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS SolarWinds
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Firewall Security Manager
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the FSMWebService service. The issue lies within the DownloadFileServlet servlet which fails to prevent directory traversal within all parameters. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to retrieve arbitrary files as the SYSTEM user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS SolarWinds has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.solarwinds.com/documentation/Orion/docs/ReleaseNotes/releaseNotes.htm
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-10-27 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-04-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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