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[Full-disclosure] ZDI-10-003: Novell ZENworks Asset Management docfiledownload Remote SQL Injection Vulnerability

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Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 22:47:46 GMT
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ZDI-10-003: Novell ZENworks Asset Management docfiledownload Remote SQL Injection Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-003 January 12, 2010

  • Affected Vendors: Novell
  • Affected Products: Novell Zenworks
  • TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 8026. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

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  • Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell ZENworks Asset Management. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists due to insufficient sanity checks on the documentID parameter to the docfiledownload component. A carefully crafted parameter can result in direct SQL access to the underlying SQL Server database which can be further leveraged by an attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code.

  • Vendor Response: Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7005128&amp;sliceId=1

  • Disclosure Timeline: 2009-03-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2010-01-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
  • Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by:
    • Anonymous
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