Advisory Details

November 10th, 2015

SolarWinds DameWare Mini Remote Control URI Handler Stack Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-555
ZDI-CAN-3125

CVE ID CVE-2015-8220
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS SolarWinds
AFFECTED PRODUCTS DameWare Mini Remote Control
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 20793. 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 DameWare Mini Remote Control. 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 DWRCC.exe. By crafting a malicious link, an attacker can trigger a stack buffer overflow while parsing the command-line arguments. This vulnerability could be used to execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS SolarWinds has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://thwack.solarwinds.com/message/308973
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-09-29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-11-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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