Advisory Details

January 20th, 2017

Brocade Network Advisor DashboardFileReceiveServlet Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-050
ZDI-CAN-4024

CVE ID CVE-2016-8205
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Brocade
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Network Advisor
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 25384. 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 Brocade Network Advisor. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the DashboardFileReceiveServlet servlet. 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 execute arbitrary code under the context of SYSTEM.

VENDOR RESPONSE Brocade has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.brocade.com/content/dam/common/documents/content-types/security-bulletin/brocade-security-advisory-2016-012.pdf
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-10-17 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-01-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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