Advisory Details

October 17th, 2016

Novell NetIQ Sentinel Commons DiskFileItem Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-570
ZDI-CAN-3837

CVE ID CVE-2016-1000031
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Novell
AFFECTED PRODUCTS NetIQ Sentinel
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 30608. 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 Novell NetIQ Sentinel. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the insufficient blacklisting of certain Java objects. The issue lies in the failure to properly validate user-supplied data which can result in deserialization of untrusted data. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.netiq.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7018113
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-06-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-10-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Jacob Baines
Tenable Network Security
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