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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Reporting Server
fw_charts.php Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
16 December 2010
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Symantec Endpoint Protection
Publisher: Zero Day Initiative
Operating System: Windows
VMWare ESX Server
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2010-0114
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Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Reporting Server fw_charts.php Remote Code
ZDI-10-291: December 15th, 2010
TippingPoint IPS Customer Protection
TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital
Vaccine protection filter ID 9691. For further product information on the
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Symantec Endpoint Protection. Authentication is
not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the portion of the server that generates
reports. Due to the combination of insufficient checks being performed on the
application and failure to authenticate a user for generating a chart, an
attacker can overwrite arbitrary files on a server. Careful exploitation can
lead to code execution under the context of the php interpreter.
Symantec has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can
be found at:
2010-04-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-12-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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