Advisory Details

May 19th, 2014

Cogent DataHub Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-136
ZDI-CAN-2160

CVE ID CVE-2014-3789
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 13815. 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 GetPermissions.asp component of the web server. This active server page is vulnerable to command injection which allows an attacker 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 John Leitch
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