Advisory Details

October 28th, 2021

SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor DisableNOCView SQL Injection Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

ZDI-21-1243
ZDI-CAN-13460

CVE ID CVE-2021-35212
CVSS SCORE 8.8, (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS SolarWinds
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Orion Network Performance Monitor
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the DisableNOCView method. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to construct SQL queries. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges to the level of an administrator.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS SolarWinds has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.solarwinds.com/trust-center/security-advisories/cve-2021-35212
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2021-04-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2021-10-28 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT chudy
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