Advisory Details

February 10th, 2015

Samsung Security Manager ActiveMQ Broker Service DELETE Method Denial of Service Vulnerability

ZDI-15-041
ZDI-CAN-2339

CVE ID CVE-2015-1499
CVSS SCORE 8.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Samsung
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Security Manager
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 16229. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to delete files of their choosing from systems running vulnerable installations of Samsung Security Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the ActiveMQ Broker service that is installed as part of this product. By issuing an HTTP DELETE request, an attacker can delete files that reside on the server. The attacker may choose to delete critical files, rendering the server unusable.

VENDOR RESPONSE Samsung states:


Samsung has issued the following update to resolve this issue: SSM 1.31 or higher (http://www.samsungsecurity.com/swdown/download.asp)


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-07-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-02-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
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