VDB-96583 · CVE-2017-5595 · BID 96125

ZoneMinder up to 1.30.0 web/views/file.php readfile view File information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in ZoneMinder up to 1.30.0 (Video Surveillance Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is the function readfile of the file web/views/file.php. The manipulation of the argument view with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (File). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 02/05/2017. The weakness was presented 02/06/2017 as not defined mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). It is possible to read the advisory at seclists.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2017-5595 since 01/25/2017. The exploitation appears to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1592 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:web/views/file.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 97243 (Fedora 25 : zoneminder (2017-2bb174ae3c)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 weeks after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (97243). See 96581 and 96582 for similar entries.





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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Name: File
Class: Information disclosure / File
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined
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Nessus ID: 97243
Nessus Name: Fedora 25 : zoneminder (2017-2bb174ae3c)
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OpenVAS ID: 867773
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for zoneminder FEDORA-2017-d5fb74cd2e
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Patch: github.com


01/25/2017 🔍
02/05/2017 +11 days 🔍
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02/06/2017 +1 days 🔍
02/06/2017 +0 days 🔍
02/06/2017 +0 days 🔍
02/18/2017 +12 days 🔍
02/21/2017 +3 days 🔍
11/11/2022 +2089 days 🔍


Advisory: FEDORA-2017-2bb174ae3c
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-5595 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 96125 - ZoneMinder 'web/views/file.php' Local File Include Vulnerability

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Created: 02/06/2017 10:13 PM
Updated: 11/11/2022 08:10 PM
Changes: 02/06/2017 10:13 PM (76), 12/29/2019 10:58 AM (6), 11/11/2022 08:01 PM (4), 11/11/2022 08:10 PM (1)
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