Symantec Web Gateway Shell Command Injection Remote Code Execution

2012.06.09
Credit: ZDI
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-264


CVSS Base Score: 10/10
Impact Subscore: 10/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: Complete

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ZDI-12-090 : Symantec Web Gateway Shell Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-090 June 8, 2012 - -- CVE ID: CVE-2012-0297 - -- CVSS: 7.5, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P - -- Affected Vendors: Symantec - -- Affected Products: Symantec Web Gateway - -- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Symantec Web Gateway. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists due to insufficiently filtered user-supplied data used in a call to exec() in multiple script pages. The affected scripts are located in '/spywall/ipchange.php' and 'network.php'. There is also a flaw in '/spywall/download_file.php' that allows unauthenticated users to download and delete any file on the server. - -- Vendor Response: Symantec has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=se curity_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2012&suid=20120517_00 - -- Disclosure Timeline: 2011-11-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2012-06-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory - -- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Tenable Network Security - -- About the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI): Established by TippingPoint, The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) represents a best-of-breed model for rewarding security researchers for responsibly disclosing discovered vulnerabilities. Researchers interested in getting paid for their security research through the ZDI can find more information and sign-up at: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com The ZDI is unique in how the acquired vulnerability information is used. TippingPoint does not re-sell the vulnerability details or any exploit code. Instead, upon notifying the affected product vendor, TippingPoint provides its customers with zero day protection through its intrusion prevention technology. Explicit details regarding the specifics of the vulnerability are not exposed to any parties until an official vendor patch is publicly available. Furthermore, with the altruistic aim of helping to secure a broader user base, TippingPoint provides this vulnerability information confidentially to security vendors (including competitors) who have a vulnerability protection or mitigation product. Our vulnerability disclosure policy is available online at: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/disclosure_policy/ Follow the ZDI on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thezdi -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP Desktop 10.2.0 (Build 1950) Charset: utf-8 wsBVAwUBT9JkrlVtgMGTo1scAQK0Bwf+Ns64PZhwAAyfloBVx8Pb/6DTVjd8g1yp Xi5ynP006/9fLSnI2UACJdFJqUj0MPM6YUuOgpsGfncxVYVAc96pawv3pxfsfwfm kkAo2aUPIsx4xQP3Mtz3YNpWb8jl/L1SUiNLu4ogKhuA1y82gXIRot4wNq9s0DWr 11d8pTUgHJtPnlH43bWAvzqnnsf0OapaePuHEfOArEZK5kUBangirZSOyYiH+zfG Axl29pM2pLEC2ZNtJ/rbEaQhrG1chwt9+QIiQWRb5Z0V7FssO1M6AduMF7D71LoF HxgfwMBHPTlGJoWYb3LovAfDrlbeJm5sQGIabUha4TNUnAuInSURBQ== =fH5n -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

References:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-090


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