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[Full-disclosure] ZDI-10-004: Cisco CiscoWorks IPM GIOP getProcessName Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

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Date: Thu Jan 21 2010 - 16:22:09 GMT
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ZDI-10-004: Cisco CiscoWorks IPM GIOP getProcessName Remote Code Execution Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-004 January 21, 2010

  • CVE ID: CVE-2010-0138
  • Affected Vendors: Cisco
  • Affected Products: Cisco Internetwork Performance Monitor
  • TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 6790. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

    http://www.tippingpoint.com

  • Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Cisco CiscoWorks Internetwork Performance Monitor. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the handling of CORBA GIOP requests. By making a specially crafted getProcessName GIOP request an attacker can corrupt memory. Successful exploitation can result in a full compromise with SYSTEM credentials.

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

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_security_advisory09186a0080b1351d.shtml

  • Disclosure Timeline: 2008-10-15 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2010-01-21 - Coordinated public release of advisory
  • Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by:
    • Anonymous
  • About the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI): Established by TippingPoint, The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) represents a best-of-breed model for rewarding security researchers for responsibly disclosing discovered vulnerabilities.

Researchers interested in getting paid for their security research through the ZDI can find more information and sign-up at:

    http://www.zerodayinitiative.com

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