Remedy Action Request System 5.01.02 - User Enumeration

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2007-01-15T00:00:00


======================================================= Remedy Action Request System User Enumeration =======================================================

Davide Del Vecchio Adv#11

Discovered in: 08/01/2007

Version affected: Remedy Action Request System 5.01.02 Patch 1267. The same vulnerable code could be present in other versions.


Software description:

From BMC Software website: "Remedy Action Request System 5.01.02 provides a consolidated Service Process Management platform for automating and managing Service Management business processes."

The problem:

During user login phase, it is possible to enumerate existing users examining the error messages provided by the software.

Suppling a non-existing user the error message is:

ARERR [612] No such user is registered with this server user: test, server:

Unable to successfully log in to any server.

Suppling an existing user the error message is:

ARERR [329] Invalid password for an existing user user: user, server:

Unable to successfully log in to any server.


Vendor has been contacted 3 times with no answer.


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