Vulnerability title: Directory Traversal in Symmetricom s350i
|Reported by:||Mike Emery|
The Team discovered that the web application was vulnerable to directory traversal and that it was possible to read arbitrary system files by prepending ../../ or ..\..\ to the front of a system file name.
For example, the following URL and related parameter were found to be vulnerable to directory traversal:
When POSTing to the syslog.php page, the FileName parameter is susceptible as below:
This weakness could easily result in an attacker being able to extract sensitive information, which could include usernames, passwords and configuration files for other applications running on the server, which they could then potentially leverage to carry out damaging attacks against users and the system itself.
Exploit code is not required
|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
|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
|01/09/2014||In discussion with vendor following a period of non-response|
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