Advisory Details

January 20th, 2017

Brocade Network Advisor CliMonitorReportServlet Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-052
ZDI-CAN-4026

CVE ID CVE-2016-8207
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Brocade
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Network Advisor
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 25444. 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 Brocade Network Advisor. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the CliMonitorReportsServlet 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 disclose sensitive information under the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS 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-2016-180.htm
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-10-17 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-01-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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