Advisory Details

July 13th, 2015

Samsung SyncThru DriverFileUploadServlet Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-300
ZDI-CAN-2585

CVE ID CVE-2015-5473
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Samsung
AFFECTED PRODUCTS SyncThru
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 17077. 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 Samsung SyncThru. By default, authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the DriverFileUploadServlet servlet exposed by upload/driver. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize the path of files uploaded, allowing for certain ZIP files to be placed anywhere on the server. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS


Resolved by: Samsung SyncThu 6 v1.0


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-05-18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-07-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
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