Advisory Details

January 25th, 2016

Oracle Application Testing Suite filename Header Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-039
ZDI-CAN-3306

CVE ID CVE-2016-0490
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Application Testing Suite
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 21344. 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 Oracle Application Testing Suite. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the UploadServlet servlet. By providing a filename header containing a directory traversal, an attacker is able to write a file to an arbitrary location on the system. An attacker can leverage this to execute arbitrary code under the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-10-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-01-25 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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