Advisory Details

March 28th, 2016

HID VertX/Edge discoveryd Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-223
ZDI-CAN-3177

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS HID
AFFECTED PRODUCTS VertX/Edge
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 20820. 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 HID Edge. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the discoveryd service. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize user data before executing a system call. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute code with root privileges.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS


These controllers are sold through a "closed" channel of development partners, so the documentation, as well as the firmware fix, is available to those partners through our password protected developers site (http://www.hidglobal.com/developer-center/opin-api). The partners were notified via newsletter, as well as an email to registered users of the developers site.


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-02-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-03-28 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Ricky "HeadlessZeke" Lawshae - Trend Micro DVLabs
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