Advisory Details

February 6th, 2018

Novell NetIQ Access Manager FwRequest Unrestricted File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-18-145
ZDI-CAN-5088

CVE ID CVE-2018-1342
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Novell
AFFECTED PRODUCTS NetIQ Access Manager
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell NetIQ Access Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the FwRequest class. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can allow for the upload of arbitrary files. An attacker can leverage this to execute code in 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=7022444
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-08-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2018-02-06 - Coordinated public release of advisory
  • 2018-02-06 - Advisory Updated
CREDIT Ariele Caltabiano (kimiya) and rgod
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