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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4502

Original release date: 12/31/2009
Last revised: 01/01/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The NET_TCP_LISTEN function in net.c in Zabbix Agent before 1.6.7, when running on FreeBSD or Solaris, allows remote attackers to bypass the EnableRemoteCommands setting and execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the argument to net.tcp.listen. NOTE: this attack is limited to attacks from trusted IP addresses.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3514
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://support.zabbix.com/browse/ZBX-1032
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37740
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091213 Zabbix Agent : Bypass of EnableRemoteCommands=0

Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)