AlienVault OSSIM av-centerd Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-14-273
Type zdi
Reporter grimmlin
Modified 2014-06-22T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of AlienVault OSSIM. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the av-centerd SOAP service. The issue lies in the handling of the requests due to a failure to safely sanitize user data before executing a command. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute code with root privileges.