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Vulnerability title: Arbitrary File Upload in Symmetricom s350i

CVE: CVE-2014-5067
Vendor: Symmetricom
Product: s350i
Affected version: 2.70.15
Fixed version: N/A
Reported by: Mike Emery

Details:

It was discovered that the web application allows users to upload files of any type at the following URL:

http://symmetricom.device/autoSwUpload.php

Note: There was no authentication on this page.

Impact:

An attacker could exploit this functionality to upload server scripts which, when requested by a browser, would execute code on the server.

The ability to upload arbitrary files could result in highly damaging content such as malware, indecent images, viruses and/or pirated software being uploaded and stored, and later downloaded. The storage of such material could quite possibly have serious legal implications for the hosting organisation.

Exploit:

Exploit code is not required

Vendor status:

30/05/2014 Advisory created
10/06/2014 Vendor contacted
09/07/2014 Vendor contact reattempted
28/07/2014 CVE obtained and provisional release date set
13/08/2014 Final vendor contact initiated
20/08/2014 First vendor response
20/08/2014 Vendor advised of release date and more information on fix time
frame requested
28/08/2014 Vendor contacted to re-emphasise release dates as no response from
previous contact was received
29/08/2014 Vendor responded requesting a discussion before release. This was
not possible due to time zone differences
29/08/2014 Published
01/09/2014 In discussion with vendor following a period of non-response

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