VDB-9895 · CVE-2013-4885 · OSVDB 96051

Nmap 6.25 http-domino-enum-passwords.nse unrestricted upload

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A vulnerability has been found in Nmap 6.25 (Security Testing Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the file http-domino-enum-passwords.nse. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a unrestricted upload vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-434. The product allows the attacker to upload or transfer files of dangerous types that can be automatically processed within the product's environment. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, and integrity. The summary by CVE is:

The http-domino-enum-passwords.nse script in NMap before 6.40, when domino-enum-passwords.idpath is set, allows remote servers to upload "arbitrarily named" files via a crafted FullName parameter in a response, as demonstrated using directory traversal sequences.

The weakness was published 08/02/2013 by Piotr Duszynski with rustwave's SpiderLabs as confirmed mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). It is possible to read the advisory at seclists.org. The public release has been coordinated with the project team. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2013-4885 since 07/22/2013. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details and also a public exploit are known. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1608.002 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is possible to download the exploit at seclists.org. It is declared as functional. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 75175 (openSUSE Security Update : nmap (openSUSE-SU-2013:1579-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 6.40 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (75175).





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Class: Unrestricted upload
CWE: CWE-434 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1608.002

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Functional
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Nessus ID: 75175
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : nmap (openSUSE-SU-2013:1579-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 866858
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for nmap FEDORA-2013-14786
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Upgrade: Nmap 6.40


07/22/2013 🔍
07/29/2013 +7 days 🔍
08/02/2013 +4 days 🔍
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06/13/2014 +230 days 🔍
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Advisory: seclists.org
Researcher: Piotr Duszynski
Organization: rustwave's SpiderLabs
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-4885 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 40968 - NMAP <6.40 http-domino-enum-passwords.nse Allows Remote Arbitrary File Upload, Medium
OSVDB: 96051

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20130625


Created: 08/12/2013 02:36 PM
Updated: 05/21/2021 09:51 AM
Changes: 08/12/2013 02:36 PM (76), 05/08/2017 09:02 AM (1), 05/21/2021 09:51 AM (3)
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