62522 : Accellion Secure File Transfer Appliance Multiple Command Restriction Weakness Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-11-04
Time to Patch Time to Vendor Response
18 days 18 days

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-4648" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Accellion Secure File Transfer Appliance before 8_0_105 does not properly restrict access to sensitive commands and arguments that run with extra sudo privileges, which allows local administrators to gain privileges via (1) arbitrary arguments in the --file_move action in /usr/local/bin/admin.pl, or a hard link attack in (2) chmod or (3) a certain cp command.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure

Solution

Upgrade to version 8_0_105 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.2
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-02-22 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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