AlienVault Open Source Security Information Management up to 4.5 code injection
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A vulnerability was found in AlienVault Open Source Security Information Management up to 4.5 (Information Management Software) and classified as very critical. This issue affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-94. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
The av-centerd SOAP service in AlienVault OSSIM before 4.8.0 allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code via a crafted set_file request.
The weakness was disclosed 06/18/2014 by agix with Zero Day Initiative (Website). The advisory is shared at zerodayinitiative.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2014-4151 since 06/12/2014. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/31/2017).
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 76215 (AlienVault OSSIM 'av-centerd' set_file() Remote Code Execution), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 12987 (AlienVault Multiple Security Vulnerabilities).
Upgrading to version 4.6 eliminates this vulnerability.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 68018), X-Force (93849), Secunia (SA59112), Vulnerability Center (SBV-45166) and Tenable (76215). The entries 70099 and 70098 are pretty similar.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5
VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.5
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ExploitingClass: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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Nessus ID: 76215
Nessus Name: AlienVault OSSIM 'av-centerd' set_file() Remote Code Execution
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Upgrade: Open Source Security Information Management 4.6
06/09/2014 +0 days 🔍
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Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2014-4151 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 68018 - AlienVault Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability Center: 45166 - AlienVault OSSIM before 4.8.0 Remote Code Execution via a \x27set_file\x27 Request, Critical
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EntryCreated: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 05/31/2017 01:12 PM
Changes: (7) advisory_person_nickname advisory_company_name advisory_confirm_url source_cve_assigned source_secunia source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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