Advisory Details

December 13th, 2016

Attachmate Host Access Management and Security Server PassThru Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-16-618
ZDI-CAN-4022

CVE ID CVE-2016-5765
CVSS SCORE 5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Attachmate
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Host Access Management and Security Server
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 25381. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Attachmate Host Access Management and Security Server. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the PassThru resource. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose sensitive information under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Attachmate has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://support.attachmate.com/techdocs/1704.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-09-27 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-12-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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