Vulnerability CVE-2020-27869


Published: 2021-02-12

Description:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor 2020 HF1, NPM: 2020.2. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the WriteToFile 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 and reset the password for the Admin user. Was ZDI-CAN-11804.

Type:

CWE-89

(Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection'))

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
Solarwinds -> Network performance monitor 

 References:
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-064/

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