Sambar Server 4.2 beta 7 ECHO.BAT/HELLO.BAT Metacharacter privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Sambar Server 4.2 beta 7 (File Transfer Software). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown code block of the file ECHO.BAT/HELLO.BAT. The manipulation as part of a Metacharacter leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The weakness was disclosed 02/23/2000 by Posted to Bugtraq on February 23, 2000 by Georich Chorbadzhiyski and Nikolay Tsvetkov. (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2000-0213. The exploitability is told to be easy. 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 vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 10246 (Sambar Server Multiple Script Arbitrary Code Execution), 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.

Upgrading to version 4.2 beta 8 eliminates this vulnerability. Attack attempts may be identified with Snort ID 1705.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 1002), X-Force (3999), Vulnerability Center (SBV-486) and Tenable (10246).




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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 10246
Nessus Name: Sambar Server Multiple Script Arbitrary Code Execution
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Sambar Server 4.2 beta 8

Snort ID: 1705
Snort Message: SERVER-WEBAPP echo.bat arbitrary command execution attempt
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Researcher: Posted to Bugtraq on February 23/2000 by Georich Chorbadzhiyski /Nikolay Tsvetkov.
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CVE: CVE-2000-0213 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 1002 - Sambar Server Batch CGI Vulnerability
X-Force: 3999
Vulnerability Center: 486 - Sambar Server Batch CGI Vulnerability, High


Created: 06/23/2014 05:48 PM
Updated: 10/08/2020 09:49 AM
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