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Vulnerability Alert

Novell ZENworks Asset Management Web Console Information Disclosure Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:CWE-200: Information Leak / Disclosure
IntelliShield ID:27196
Version:1
First Published:2012 October 16 18:10 GMT
Last Published:2012 October 16 18:10 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2012-4933
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Harassment
CVSS Base:7.1 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:6.1
 
Version Summary: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.
 
 
Description
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.
 
Warning Indicators
Novell ZENworks Asset Management version 7.5 is vulnerable.
 
IntelliShield Analysis
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.
 
Vendor Announcements
US-CERT has released a security advisory at the following link: VU#332412
 
Impact
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to access arbitrary files and sensitive configuration information on a targeted system.
 
Technical Information
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.
 
Safeguards
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.
 
Patches/Software
Software updates are not available.

Signatures
 
Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) 6.0
Signature IDSignature NameReleaseLatest Release Date
1565/0Novell ZENworks Asset Management Web Console Information DisclosureS6832012 Dec 06 
 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

Primary Products:
Novell, Inc.ZENworks Asset Management 7.5 Base

Associated Products:
N/A




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