OpenVAS Manager email() command execution

openvas-email-command-execution (65011) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

OpenVAS Manager could allow a remote attacker execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by the improper validation by the email() function. By sending a specially-crafted request using the Greenbone Security Assistant web application, a remote attacker could inject and execute arbitrary shell commands on the 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: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to OpenVAS Security Advisory (OVSA20110118) for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [01-31-2011]: OpenVAS Manager Command Injection Vulnerability.
  • OpenVAS Security Advisory (OVSA20110118): OpenVAS Manager <= 1.0.3 and 2.0rc2.
  • BID-45987: OpenVAS Manager Remote Arbitrary Command Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2011-0018: The email function in manage_sql.c in OpenVAS Manager 1.0.x through 1.0.3 and 2.0.x through 2.0rc2 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands via the (1) To or (2) From e-mail address in an OMP request to the Greenbone Security Assistant (GSA).
  • OSVDB ID: 70639: OpenVAS Manager manage_sql.c Email Function OMP Request Command Injection
  • SA43037: OpenVAS Manager Command Injection Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • OpenVAS OpenVAS Manager 1.0.3

Reported:

Jan 18, 2011

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