Novell ZENworks Asset Management contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information on a targeted system. Updates are not available.
Novell ZENworks Asset Management contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information on a targeted system.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient security restrictions imposed by the web console used by affected software. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted requests to the system. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted requests to access sensitive information on the system. If successful, the attacker could access arbitrary files and configuration information on the system.
Functional code that exploits this vulnerability is available as part of the Metasploit framework.
Novell has not confirmed this vulnerability and software updates are not available.
Novell ZENworks Asset Management version 7.5 is vulnerable.
To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker is required to send crafted requests to the targeted system. To achieve this objective, the attacker would need access to trusted, internal networks.
US-CERT has released a security advisory at the following link: VU#332412
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to access arbitrary files and sensitive configuration information on a targeted system.
The vulnerability exists because the affected software implements hard-coded credentials on GetFile_Password and GetConfigInfo_Password. These are maintenance calls that allow access to any file on the filesystem or could allow access to the configuration parameters with the backend credentials.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted maintenance calls to the targeted system. When processed, these calls could allow the attacker to access arbitrary files or sensitive configuration information on the system.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Administrators may consider using IP-based access control lists (ACLs) to allow only trusted systems to access the affected systems.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
ZENworks Asset Management
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