Vulnerability CVE-2017-12479


Published: 2017-08-07

Description:
It was discovered that an issue in the session logic in Unitrends Backup (UB) before 10.0.0 allowed using the LOGDIR environment variable during a web session to elevate an existing low-privilege user to root privileges. A remote attacker with existing low-privilege credentials could then execute arbitrary commands with root privileges.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Unitrends UEB 9.1 Privilege Escalation
Multiple
06.10.2017

Type:

CWE-noinfo

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9/10
10/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Unitrends -> Backup 

 References:
https://support.unitrends.com/UnitrendsBackup/s/article/000005757

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