VDB-130998 · CVE-2019-8917 · Qualys 13458

SolarWinds Orion NPM up to 12.3 OrionModuleEngine Service InvokeActionMethod access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, was found in SolarWinds Orion NPM up to 12.3 (Software Library). Affected is the function InvokeActionMethod of the component OrionModuleEngine Service. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

SolarWinds Orion NPM before 12.4 suffers from a SYSTEM remote code execution vulnerability in the OrionModuleEngine service. This service establishes a NetTcpBinding endpoint that allows remote, unauthenticated clients to connect and call publicly exposed methods. The InvokeActionMethod method may be abused by an attacker to execute commands as the SYSTEM user.

The bug was discovered 02/18/2019. The weakness was presented 02/18/2019 (Website). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-8917 since 02/18/2019. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/11/2020). This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 13458 (Solarwind Orion NPM Remote Code Execution Vulnerability).

Upgrading to version 12.4 eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
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Upgrade: Orion NPM 12.4

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Vendor: https://www.solarwinds.com/

Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-8917 (🔍)

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Created: 02/19/2019 10:14 AM
Updated: 05/11/2020 10:57 AM
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