PR10-02: Various XSS and information disclosure flaws within 3Com* iMC (Intelligent Management Center)
Vulnerability found: 29th January 2010
Vendor informed: 1st February 2010
Vulnerability fixed: 13th May 2010
3Com's iMC (Intelligent Management Centre) provides professional management of 3Com and third party network devices, the IMC is normally accessed using a web browser over port 8080. Various IMC pages are vulnerable to a reflective XSS attack, including the login page. Various pages also disclose information including the SQL sa account password which might be used to assist in carrying out further attacks.
Note: tested on 3Com IMC running on Windows and Microsoft SQL 2005
Version 3.3.9 R2 606 29 Sept 2009 Version 3.3 SP1 R2 606 15 Dec 2009
The following demonstrate the XSS flaws (no authentication needed):
1) The login page is vulnerable to a vanilla XSS
2) IE only
An attacker may be able to cause execution of malicious scripting code in the browser of a user who clicks on a link to a 3Com IMC-based site. Such code would run within the security context of the target domain. This type of attack can result in non-persistent defacement of the target site, or the redirection of confidential information (i.e.: session IDs) to unauthorised third parties.
The following demonstrate the Information disclosure flaws (no authentication needed)
1) The SQL sa account password can be remotely retrieved, by knowing the path of the configuration file.
http://target-domain.foo:8080/imc/reportscript/sqlserver/deploypara.properties http://target-domain.foo:8080/rpt/reportscript/sqlserver/deploypara.properties http://target-domain.foo:8080/imc/reportscript/oracle/deploypara.properties
The sql file contains the following information:- report.db.server.name=127.0.0.1 report.db.server.sa.pass=iMC-Install2005 report.db.server.user.pass=sqlsql
2) Information about the web services supported is publically disclosed by the Axis2 console. http://target-domain.foo:8080/imcws/
Including services configuration http://target-domain.foo:8080/imcws/services/listServices
The Axis2 console has the default credentials - User=admin Password=axis http://target-domain.foo:8080/imcws/axis2-admin/
The Admin console allows machine configuration to be viewed and changed and new services uploaded.
An attacker may be able to obtain additional information on the machines configuration, and use this information for more advanced attacks.
Fix: Ensure that at least patch 3.3SP2 (R2606P13) has been installed.
Credits: Richard Brain of ProCheckUp Ltd (www.procheckup.com)
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