Advisory Details

December 23rd, 2021

Veritas Enterprise Vault EVStorageQueueBroker Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-21-1593
ZDI-CAN-14079

CVE ID CVE-2021-44682
CVSS SCORE 9.8, (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Veritas
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Enterprise Vault
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Veritas Enterprise Vault. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within EVStorageQueueBroker.exe. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in deserialization of untrusted data. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the Enterprise Vault Storage Service.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Veritas has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/security/VTS21-003
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2021-08-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2021-12-23 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Markus Wulftange (@mwulftange)
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