South River Technologies WebDrive WebDrive Service privilege escalation

webdrive-webdrive-privilege-escalation (53885) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

WebDrive could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by the installation of the WebDrive Service without security descriptors. By modifying the binPath configuration for the WebDrive Service, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system with elevated privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.2
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [01-26-2010]: South River Technologies WebDrive Service Bad Security Descriptor Local Privilege Escalation .
  • Retrogod Web Site: South River Technologies WebDrive Service Bad Security Descriptor Local Elevation Of Privileges.
  • WebDrive Web site: WebDrive is more than just an FTP Client..
  • BID-37955: South River Technologies WebDrive Security Descriptor Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-4606: South River Technologies WebDrive 9.02 build 2232 installs the WebDrive Service without a security descriptor, which allows local users to (1) stop the service via the stop command, (2) execute arbitrary commands as SYSTEM by using the config command to modify the binPath variable, or (3) restart the service via the start command.
  • OSVDB ID: 59080: WebDrive Security Descriptor binPath Configuration Manipulation Local Privilege Escalation
  • SA37083: WebDrive Missing Security Descriptor Privilege Escalation Security Issue

Platforms Affected:

  • South River Technologies WebDrive 9.02 build 2232

Reported:

Oct 21, 2009

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