AlienVault Open Source Security Information Management up to 4.5 code injection

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A vulnerability has been found in AlienVault Open Source Security Information Management up to 4.5 (Information Management Software) and classified as very critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-94. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The av-centerd SOAP service in AlienVault OSSIM before 4.7.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted (1) update_system_info_debian_package, (2) ossec_task, (3) set_ossim_setup admin_ip, (4) sync_rserver, or (5) set_ossim_setup framework_ip request, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-3805.

The weakness was disclosed 06/13/2014 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2014-3804 since 05/21/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/29/2018).

It is declared as highly functional.

Upgrading to version 4.6 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 70687, 70686 and 70043 are pretty similar.





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

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Temp Score: 9.4
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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Highly functional

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MetaSploit ID: alienvault_centerd_soap_exec.rb
MetaSploit Name: AlienVault OSSIM av-centerd Command Injection
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D2Sec: AlienVault OSSIM av-centerd RCE

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Open Source Security Information Management 4.6


05/21/2014 🔍
06/13/2014 +23 days 🔍
06/13/2014 +0 days 🔍
03/26/2015 +286 days 🔍
01/29/2018 +1040 days 🔍


Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2014-3804 (🔍)
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Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 01/29/2018 04:09 PM
Changes: (2) advisory_confirm_url source_cve_assigned
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