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Vulnerability Alert

VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager ImageUploadServlet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:CWE-22: Path Traversal
IntelliShield ID:29643
Version:3
First Published:2013 June 12 15:11 GMT
Last Published:2013 July 23 15:53 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2013-3520
BugTraq ID:60484
Urgency:Possible use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Moderate Damage
CVSS Base:10.0 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:8.3
 
 
Version Summary:Functional code that demonstrates an exploit of the VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager ImageUploadServlet remote code execution vulnerability is publicly available.
 
 
Description
VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a targeted system.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient security restrictions imposed on user-supplied input by the affected software. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability by issuing requests via malicious files. Processing of such requests could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on a targeted system.

Functional code that exploits this vulnerability is available as part of the Metasploit framework.

VMware has confirmed the vulnerability and released updated software.
 
Warning Indicators
VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager versions 2.01 and 2.5 are vulnerable.
 
IntelliShield Analysis
To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker may need to be able to access the application in order to send file upload requests to the targeted system. This access requirement could limit the possibility of an exploit.
 
Vendor Announcements
VMware has released a security advisory at the following link: VMSA-2013-0008
 
Impact
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the targeted system.
 
Technical Information
The vulnerability is due to improper handling of file upload requests by the ImageUploadServlet of the affected software.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted file upload requests to the vulnerable servlet. Processing of such requests could allow the attacker to create malicious files at arbitrary locations. This ability could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code via created files with SYSTEM level privileges.
 
Safeguards
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.

Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.

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
VMware has released software updates at the following link: VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager 2.5.1
 
Alert History
 

Version 2, July 1, 2013, 12:30 PM: Additional technical information to describe the VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager ImageUploadServlet remote code execution vulnerability is available.

Version 1, June 12, 2013, 3:11 PM: VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. Updates are available.



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

Primary Products:
VMware, Inc.vCenter Chargeback Manager 2.0 .1 | 2.5 Base

Associated Products:
N/A




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