OPeNDAP BES and Hyrax compressed file code execution

opendap-beshyrax-compressed-code-execution (34408) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

OPeNDAP BES and Hyrax could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an unspecified vulnerability when processing compressed files. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to upload files and execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of OPeNDAP BES (3.5.0 or later) or OPeNDAP Hyrax (1.2.1 or later), available from the OPeNDAP Web Site. See References.

References:

  • OPeNDAP Web Site: OPeNDAP Data Server Security Information.
  • BID-24055: OPeNDAP BES Compressed Files Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2769: BES before 3.5.0 in OPeNDAP 4 (Hydrax) before 1.2.1 does not properly handle compressed files, which allows remote attackers to upload arbitrary files or execute arbitrary commands via a crafted compressed file.
  • OSVDB ID: 35487: OPeNDAP BES Crafted Compressed File Arbitrary File Execution
  • SA25319: OPeNDAP BES Software File Enumeration and Command Execution Vulnerabilities
  • US-CERT VU#659148: OPeNDAP arbitrary command execution vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • OPeNDAP OPeNDAP BES prior to 3.5.0
  • OPeNDAP OPeNDAP Hyrax prior to 1.2.1

Reported:

May 14, 2007

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