WatchGuard Firebox and Legacy RSSA Vclass CLI password format string

firebox-vclass-cli-format-string (10217) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

WatchGuard Firebox and Legacy RSSA (RapidStream) security appliances running Vclass software could allow a remote attacker to execute code on the system, caused by a format string vulnerability in the CLI (command line interface) binary. A remote attacker could supply a password containing malicious format strings, which would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges, once the password is submitted.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

For Firebox and Legacy RSSA appliances running Vclass software:
Apply Vclass 3.2 Hotfix 2, as listed in the BugTraq Mailing List posting dated Fri Sep 27 2002 - 16:16:16 CDT. See References.

For Legacy RSSA appliances not running Vclass software:
Apply RSSA Appliance v. 3.0.2 Hotfix 31, as listed in the BugTraq Mailing List posting dated Fri Sep 27 2002 - 16:16:16 CDT. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • WatchGuard WatchGuard Firebox V10
  • WatchGuard WatchGuard Firebox V100
  • WatchGuard WatchGuard Firebox V60
  • WatchGuard WatchGuard Firebox V80
  • WatchGuard WatchGuard RapidStream 2000
  • WatchGuard WatchGuard RapidStream 4000
  • WatchGuard WatchGuard RapidStream 500
  • WatchGuard WatchGuard RapidStream 6000
  • WatchGuard WatchGuard RapidStream 8000

Reported:

Sep 26, 2002

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