Advisory Details

November 25th, 2014

ARRIS VAP2500 Management Portal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-14-387
ZDI-CAN-2135

CVE ID CVE-2014-8425
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS ARRIS
AFFECTED PRODUCTS VAP2500
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13560. 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 ARRIS VAP2500. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of access to the management portal. The issue lies in the failure to restrict access to configuration files. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to leak credentials which can then be chained to execute code with root privileges.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS


Vendor has released a hotfix to address the issue: FW08.41


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-04-29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-11-25 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Ricky "HeadlessZeke" Lawshae
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