Symantec Endpoint Protection fw_charts.php code execution

symantec-endpoint-fwcharts-code-execution (64118) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Symantec Endpoint Protection reporting module could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper checks by the fw_charts.php script. If the SEP Client is installed and authenticated to a SEP Server, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overwrite arbitrary PHP files on reporting module and execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to SYM10-013 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • SYM10-013: Security Advisories Relating to Symantec Products - Symantec Endpoint Protection File Overwrite.
  • ZDI-10-291: Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Reporting Server fw_charts.php Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-45372: Symantec Endpoint Protection Reporting Module 'fw_charts.php' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0114: fw_charts.php in the reporting module in the Manager (aka SEPM) component in Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 11.x before 11 RU6 MP2 allows remote attackers to bypass intended restrictions on report generation, overwrite arbitrary PHP scripts, and execute arbitrary code via a crafted request.
  • OSVDB ID: 69975: Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Reporting Module fw_charts.php Remote Code Execution
  • SA42643: Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager fw_charts.php Code Execution Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024900: Symantec Endpoint Protection Validation Flaw in 'fw_charts.php' Lets Remote Users Overwrite Files and Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11

Reported:

Dec 15, 2010

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