Apache Geronimo - Directory Traversal vulnerabilities

2009.04.19
Credit: DSecRG
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-22


CVSS Base Score: 9.4/10
Impact Subscore: 9.2/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: None

Original Advisory: http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=118 Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory #DSECRG-09-018 Application: Apache Geronimo Application Server Versions Affected: 2.1 - 2.1.3 Vendor URL: http://geronimo.apache.org/ Bug: Directory Traversal File Upload Exploits: YES Reported: 10.12.2008 Vendor response: 10.12.2008 Solution: YES Date of Public Advisory: 16.04.2009 CVE-number: 2008-5518 Author: Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsecrg [dot] com) Description *********** Geronimo Server Console multiple Directory Traversal vulnerabilities. A vulnerability was found in several portlets including Services/Repository, Embedded DB/DB Manager, and Security/Keystores when running on a Windows server. This issue may allow a remote attacker to upload any file in any directory. This affects all full JavaEE Geronimo releases or other distributions which include the administration web console up to and including Geronimo 2.1.3. Details ******* 1. Directory Traversal vulnerability found in script /console/portal//Services/Repository Vulnerable parameters: "group", "artifact", "version", "fileType". This issue may allow attacker to upload any file to any directory at remote server. 2. Directory Traversal vulnerability found in script /console/portal/Embedded DB/DB Manager Vulnerable parameter "createDB". 3. Directory Traversal vulnerability found in script /console/portal//Security/Keystores/__pm0x3console-base0x2Keystores!8241 33314|0_view/__rp0x3console-base0x2Keystores!824133314|0_mode/createKeys tore Vulnerable parameter "filename". Solution ******** This security vulnerabilities fixed in Geronimo 2.1.4 release. New version of Geronimo 2.1.4 can be downloaded from this location: http://geronimo.apache.org/downloads.html An alternative workaround (if you choose to not upgrade to Apache Geronimo 2.1.4) would be to stop or undeploy the administration web console application in the server. Credits ******* http://geronimo.apache.org/21x-security-report.html#2.1.xSecurityReport- 214 About ***** Digital Security is leading IT security company in Russia, providing information security consulting, audit and penetration testing services, risk analysis and ISMS-related services and certification for ISO/IEC 27001:2005 and PCI DSS standards. Digital Security Research Group focuses on web application and database security problems with vulnerability reports, advisories and whitepapers posted regularly on our website. Contact: research [at] dsecrg [dot] com http://www.dsecrg.com http://www.dsec.ru Regards, Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] ________________________________________ DIGITAL SECURITY tel/fax: +7(812)703-1547 tel: +7(812)430-9130 e-mail: research (at) dsecrg (dot) com [email concealed] web: www.dsecrg.com ---------------------------------------- This message and any attachment are confidential and may be privileged or otherwise protected from disclosure. If you are not the intended recipient any use, distribution, copying or disclosure is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify the sender immediately either by telephone or by e-mail and delete this message and any attachment from your system. Correspondence via e-mail is for information purposes only. Digital Security neither makes nor accepts legally binding statements by e-mail unless otherwise agreed. ----------------------------------------

References:

http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-4597
http://geronimo.apache.org/21x-security-report.html#2.1.xSecurityReport-214


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