Splunk up to 7.0.1 server-info information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in Splunk up to 7.0.1 (Log Management Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the file __raw/services/server/info/server-info?output_mode=json. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 06/08/2018. The weakness was released 06/08/2018 by KoF2002 as SP-CAAAP5E (Website). The advisory is shared at splunk.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-11409 since 05/24/2018. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details and also a public exploit are known.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at exploit-db.com. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 121164 (Splunk Information Disclosure Vulnerability (SP-CAAAP5E)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context remote. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 13159 (Splunk Information Disclosure Vulnerability).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published 2 weeks after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityTracker (ID 1041148) and Tenable (121164).




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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 121164
Nessus Name: Splunk Information Disclosure Vulnerability (SP-CAAAP5E)
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Advisory: SP-CAAAP5E
Researcher: KoF2002
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-11409 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1041148

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013


Created: 06/08/2018 07:21 PM
Updated: 02/21/2020 09:37 AM
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