Advisory Details

May 19th, 2014

Cogent DataHub Heap Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-135
ZDI-CAN-2192

CVE ID CVE-2014-3788
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Cogent Real-Time Systems
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Cogent Datahub
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 3710. 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 Cogent DataHub. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the included Web Server. By providing a request with a crafted Content-Length field, an attacker is able to overflow a heap buffer. An attacker could leverage this to execute arbitrary code in the context of the DataHub process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Cogent Real-Time Systems has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://cogentdatahub.com/ReleaseNotes.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-04-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-05-19 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Pawel Wylecial
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