Advisory Details

February 10th, 2015

SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor TSUnicodeGraphEditorControl factory.loadExtensionFactory Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-043
ZDI-CAN-2379

CVE ID CVE-2015-1501
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS SolarWinds
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Server and Application Monitor
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 16731. 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 SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the 'factory' object's loadExtensionFactory method. By supplying a UNC path to a controlled binary, a remote attacker can execute arbitrary code under the context of the process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS SolarWinds has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://downloads.solarwinds.com/solarwinds/Release/HotFix/OrionPlatform-2014.2.1-HotFix7.zip
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-09-03 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-02-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
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