Advisory Details

July 20th, 2015

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Integrator ETL Server File Download Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-357
ZDI-CAN-2770

CVE ID CVE-2015-4745
CVSS SCORE 6.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Endeca Tools and Frameworks
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable instances of Oracle Endeca Information Discovery. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability but an authentication bypass is known.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of file downloads. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize the path of files to be downloaded. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to read server configuration files. This exfiltrated information can then be used to access the system with the privileges of the clover server.

VENDOR RESPONSE Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-02-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-07-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley of Source Incite
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