Advisory Details

October 1st, 2014

Sophos Cyberoam checkcert_key Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-331
ZDI-CAN-2329

CVE ID CVE-2014-5502
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Sophos
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Cyberoam
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 16274. 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 Sophos Cyberoam. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the checkcert_key opcode. The issue lies in the failure to properly sanitize user-supplied input before executing commands. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Sophos has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://kb.cyberoam.com/default.asp?id=3049&Lang=1&SID
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-06-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-10-01 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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