Vulnerability title: Command Injection In Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager
|Product:||ClearPass Policy Manager|
|Reported by:||Francisco Ribeiro|
An input validation flaw was discovered in command parsing within the management console that allows authenticated users to inject system commands, as follows:
[appadmin@host]# system status-rasession 12|uname -a Linux hostname 2.6.32-358.23.2.el6.aruba.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Dec 5 12:33:01 PST 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
This happens on all valid commands in the third parameter:
[appadmin@host]# network ping 2|id uid=10001(appadmin) gid=10000(appusers) groups=10000(appusers),21001(superadmin)
Due to insecure user privilege assignment this leads to arbitrary code execution as ‘root’:
[appadmin@host]# system status-rasession 1|sudo id uid=0(root) gid=0(root) groups=0(root)
This vulnerability allows potential attackers to bypass the constraints imposed by the provided management console and execute arbitrary code with the logged on user privileges. Due to insecure privilege assignment, it is possible to run code with `root’ privileges and fully compromise the device. Arbitrary code execution may be used to compromise the device integrity in multiple ways, both data stored in it as well as data transmitted through it.
Exploit code is not required.
|27/02/2014||Automated ticket assigned by vendor|
|18/03/2014||Attempted contact with vendor at alternate addresses|
|18/03/2014||Another automated ticket assigned by vendor|
|01/05/2014||Final attempt at contacting vendor|
|01/05/2014||Another automated ticket assigned by vendor|
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