Advisory Details

November 23rd, 2022

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor GetPdf Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-1663
ZDI-CAN-17678

CVE ID CVE-2022-36962
CVSS SCORE 7.2, (AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS SolarWinds
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Network Performance Monitor
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

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

The specific flaw exists within the GetPdf function. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to execute a system call. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of SYSTEM.

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-2022-36962
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-06-14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-11-23 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Piotr Bazydlo (@chudypb) of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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