|CVSS SCORE||10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)|
The specific flaw exists within the AuthenticationFilter class. The issue lies in the ability to subvert the authentication filter. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to upload malicious scripts that can then be used to execute code under the context of SYSTEM.
01/15/2015 - ZDI disclosed the case to the vendor
Given the nature of the vulnerability, the only salient mitigation strategy is to restrict interaction with the service to trusted machines. Only the clients and servers that have a legitimate procedural relationship with the service should be permitted to communicate with it. This could be accomplished in a number of ways, most notably with firewall rules/whitelisting. These features are available in the native Windows Firewall, as described in http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc725770%28WS.10%29.aspx and numerous other Microsoft Knowledge Base articles.
-- Vendor Response:
The hot fix for the vulnerability is available to all SolarWinds Storage Manager customers. After applying this fix, the authentication bypass issue should no longer occur. For more information, contact Technical Support at www.solarwinds.net/support.
The patch is available at http://downloads.solarwinds.com/solarwinds/Release/HotFix/STM-v6.1.0-HotFix1.zip
|CREDIT||Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)