Advisory Details

June 12th, 2017

EMC Data Protection Advisor ImageServlet Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-394
ZDI-CAN-3844

CVE ID CVE-2016-8211
CVSS SCORE 5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS EMC
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Data Protection Advisor
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 37514. 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 EMC Data Protection Advisor. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the ImageServlet servlet which listens on TCP ports 9002 and 9004. The issue lies in the failure to properly validate a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose files under the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS EMC has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2017/Jan/att-87/ESA-2016-133.txt
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-07-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-06-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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