18 October 2016
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2016.2436 Novell NetIQ Sentinel Commons DiskFileItem Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability 18 October 2016 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Novell NetIQ Sentinel Publisher: Novell Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Windows Virtualisation Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2016-1000031 Original Bulletin: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-570/ - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Novell NetIQ Sentinel Commons DiskFileItem Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability ZDI-16-570: October 17th, 2016 CVE ID CVE-2016-1000031 CVSS Score 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) Affected Vendors Novell Affected Products NetIQ Sentinel TippingPoint IPS Customer Protection TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 30608. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com Vulnerability Details This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell NetIQ Sentinel. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the insufficient blacklisting of certain Java objects. The issue lies in the failure to properly validate user-supplied data which can result in deserialization of untrusted data. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process. Vendor Response Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: https://www.netiq.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7018113 Disclosure Timeline 2016-06-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2016-10-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory Credit This vulnerability was discovered by: Jacob Baines Tenable Network Security - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. 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