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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   NitroView ESM Vendors:   NitroSecurity
NitroView ESM Input Validation Flaw in 'ess.pm' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024639
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024639
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-4099   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Nov 3 2010
Original Entry Date:  Oct 26 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.4.0a; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in NitroView ESM. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The 'ess.pm' script does not properly validate user-supplied data before making a system() call. A remote user can send specially crafted data to the 'ess.pm' script to execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

Systems with the 'ESSPMDebug=1' option in '/usr/local/ess/CPConsoleServer.cfg' are affected.

The vendor was notified on September 22, 2010.

s_n reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.
Vendor URL:  www.nitrosecurity.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.


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