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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
EMC AppSync Apollo REST Services SQL Injection Information
14 September 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: EMC AppSync
Publisher: Zero Day Initiative
Operating System: Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2017-8015
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EMC AppSync Apollo REST Services SQL Injection Information Disclosure
ZDI-17-723: September 12th, 2017
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information
on vulnerable installations of EMC Appsync. Although authentication is
required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism
can be easily bypassed.
The specific flaw exists within Apollo REST services, which listens on TCP
port 8445 by default. When parsing the query request parameter, the process
does not properly validate a user-supplied string before using it to construct
SQL queries. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose sensitive
information under the context of SYSTEM.
EMC has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be
2017-05-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2017-09-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by:
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