Advisory Details

February 10th, 2016

Dell SonicWALL GMS Virtual Appliance Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

ZDI-16-164
ZDI-CAN-3037

CVE ID CVE-2016-2396
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS SonicWALL
AFFECTED PRODUCTS GMS Virtual Appliance
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 20296. 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 Dell SonicWALL GMS Virtual Appliance. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the GMS ViewPoint (GMSVP) web application. The issue lies in the handling of configuration input due to a failure to safely sanitize user data before executing a command. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute code with root privileges on the underlying operating system.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS SonicWALL has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.mysonicwall.com/firmware/downloadcenter.aspx


Hotfix 168056


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-07-09 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-02-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT kernelsmith - Zero Day Initiative
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