Advisory Details

January 25th, 2016

Oracle Application Testing Suite UploadFileAction Servlet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-047
ZDI-CAN-3302

CVE ID CVE-2016-0491
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/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 21325. 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 required but can be bypassed.

The specific vulnerability is in the UploadFileAction servlet. By providing a fileType parameter of "*", an attacker is able to upload a file to an arbitrary location on the system. An attacker could 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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