Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) ping menu command execution

fta-pingmenu-command-execution (56248) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) could allow a remote authenticated attacker execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the ping menu. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the host parameter to inject arbitrary shell commands.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 7.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Accellion File Transfer Appliance (8_0_105 or later), available from the Accellion Web site. See References.

References:

  • Accellion Web site: Secure File Transfer - Large File Transfer - Enterprise File Transfer - Accellion.
  • Portcullis Security Advisory - 09-009: Accellion Secure File Transfer Command Line Interface Is Vulnerable To Privilege Escalation.
  • BID-38176: Accellion File Transfer Appliance Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-4644: Accellion Secure File Transfer Appliance before 8_0_105 allows remote authenticated administrators to bypass the restricted shell and execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters to the ping command, as demonstrated by modifying the cli program.
  • OSVDB ID: 62520: Accellion Secure File Transfer Appliance ping Command Shell Metacharacter Arbitrary Command Execution

Platforms Affected:

  • Accellion File Transfer Appliance FTA_7_0_259

Reported:

Feb 10, 2010

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