ZDI-11-037: Symantec IM Manager Administrative Interface IMAdminSchedTask.asp Eval Code Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


ZDI-11-037: Symantec IM Manager Administrative Interface IMAdminSchedTask.asp Eval Code Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-037 January 31, 2011 -- CVE ID: CVE-2010-3719 -- CVSS: 8.5, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) -- Affected Vendors: Symantec -- Affected Products: Symantec IM Manager -- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 10776. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit: http://www.tippingpoint.com -- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Symantec IM Manager. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability in that a logged in user must be coerced into visiting a malicious link. The specific flaw exists within the ScheduleTask method exposed by the IMAdminSchedTask.asp page hosted on the web interface. This function does not properly sanitize user input from a POST variable before passing it to an eval call. An attacker can abuse this to inject and execute arbitrary ASP under the context of the user visiting the malicious link. -- Vendor Response: Symantec has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2011&suid=20110131_00 -- Disclosure Timeline: 2010-10-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2011-01-31 - Coordinated public release of advisory -- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod -- About the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI): Established by TippingPoint, The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) represents a best-of-breed model for rewarding security researchers for responsibly disclosing discovered vulnerabilities. Researchers interested in getting paid for their security research through the ZDI can find more information and sign-up at: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com The ZDI is unique in how the acquired vulnerability information is used. TippingPoint does not re-sell the vulnerability details or any exploit code. Instead, upon notifying the affected product vendor, TippingPoint provides its customers with zero day protection through its intrusion prevention technology. Explicit details regarding the specifics of the vulnerability are not exposed to any parties until an official vendor patch is publicly available. Furthermore, with the altruistic aim of helping to secure a broader user base, TippingPoint provides this vulnerability information confidentially to security vendors (including competitors) who have a vulnerability protection or mitigation product. Our vulnerability disclosure policy is available online at: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/disclosure_policy/ Follow the ZDI on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thezdi