DCMTK Privilege Escalation

Credit: Hector Marco
Risk: Medium
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CWE: CWE-264

CVSS Base Score: 7.2/10
Impact Subscore: 10/10
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9/10
Exploit range: Local
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: Complete

CVE-2013-6825 DCMTK Root Privilege escalation About DCMTK: DCMTK is a collection of libraries and applications implementing large parts the DICOM standard. It includes software for examining, constructing and converting DICOM image files, handling offline media, sending and receiving images over a network connection, as well as demonstrative image storage and worklist servers Vulnerability: A bug in DCMTK for versions prior to 3.6.1 allows to do a privilege escalation. All DCMTK versions since 1993 to the current 3.6.1 (released February-2014) are affected. The vulnerable packages are: - dcmpsrcv - dcmprscp - movescu - storescp - dcmqrscp - wlmscpfs - dcmrecv Details, patches, discussion and strategy to exploit at: http://hmarco.org/bugs/dcmtk-3.6.1-privilege-escalation.html Hector Marco http://hmarco.org

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