NitroSecurity NitroView Enterprise Security Manager ess.pm command execution

nitrosecurityesm-ess-command-execution (62768) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

NitroSecurity NitroView Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper validation of input by the ess.pm module before calling the system() function. By sending a specially-crafted request to the Web interface, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the victim's system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

NitroView customers should contact NitroView support for upgrade, patch, or workaround information.

References:

  • NitroSecurity Web site: NitroView Enterprise Security Manager .
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [10-26-2010]: NitroSecurity ESM v8.4.0a Remote Code Execution.
  • BID-44421: NitroView ESM 'ess.pm' Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-4099: ess.pm in NitroSecurity NitroView ESM 8.4.0a, when ESSPMDebug is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the Request parameter to ess.
  • OSVDB ID: 69199: NitroView ESM ess.pm Request Parameter Shell Metacharacter Arbitrary Remote Command Execution
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024639: NitroView ESM Input Validation Flaw in 'ess.pm' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • NitroSecurity Inc NitroView Enterprise Security Manager 8.4.0a

Reported:

Oct 26, 2010

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