Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution TFTP/MTFTP directory traversal

symantec-altiris-directory-traversal (38178) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system, caused by a vulnerability in the PXE component included within the TFTP/MTFTP server. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially-crafted request to the TFTP/MTFTP server to traverse directories and view arbitrary files with SYSTEM privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 5.8
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to SYM07-025 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • iDefense PUBLIC ADVISORY: 10.31.07: Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution TFTP/MTFTP Service Directory Traversal Vulnerability.
  • SYM07-025 : Altiris Deployment Solution Directory Traversal.
  • Symantec Web site: Altiris Deployment Solution.
  • BID-26266: Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution Directory Traversal Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-3874: Directory traversal vulnerability in the tftp/mftp daemon in the PXE server component (pxemtftp.exe) in Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution 6.x before 6.8.380.0 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 40863: Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution PXE Server Component (pxemtftp.exe) tftp/mftp Daemon Traversal Arbitrary File Access
  • SA27412: Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution Directory Traversal and Privilege Escalation
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018875: Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution Directory Traversal Discloses File Contents to Local Users

Platforms Affected:

  • Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution 6
  • Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution 6.8 SP1
  • Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution 6.8
  • Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution 6.8 SP2

Reported:

Oct 30, 2007

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