IPSwitch WhatsUp Gold does not validate commands when deserializing XML objects

2016-01-07T00:00:00
ID VU:753264
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2016-01-07T16:36:00

Description

Overview

IPSwitch WhatsUp Gold version 16.3 does not properly validate data when deserializing XML objects sent over SOAP requests.

Description

CWE-502: Deserialization of Untrusted Data - CVE-2015-8261

WhatsUp Gold version 16.3 contains a SOAP request handler named DroneDeleteOldMeasurements. User-controlled data may be passed to the application within a serialized XML object via a SOAP request. This data is later directly included into an SQLite query without being sanitized or properly escaped, allowing an attacker to perform SQL Injection attacks.


Impact

An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to execute SQL queries on the database.


Solution

Apply an update

IPSwitch has released WhatsUp Gold version 16.4, which addresses this issue. Affected users are encouraged to update as soon as possible.


Vendor Information

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Ipswitch, Inc Affected

Notified: November 02, 2015 Updated: December 08, 2015

Statement Date: December 07, 2015

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

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Vendor Information

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CVSS Metrics

Group | Score | Vector
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Base | 10 | AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Temporal | 7.8 | E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental | 5.9 | CDP:ND/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Matt Buzanowski for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Garret Wassermann.

Other Information

CVE IDs: | CVE-2015-8261
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Date Public: | 2015-12-19
Date First Published: | 2016-01-07
Date Last Updated: | 2016-01-07 16:36 UTC
Document Revision: | 25