The web console for Novell ZENworks Asset Management 7.5 contains an information disclosure vulnerability. This vulnerability allows a remote attacker to read any file with SYSTEM privileges and retrieve configuration parameters from ZENworks Asset Management.
The Novell ZENworks Asset Management web console is provided as a Java web application named rtrlet. Two HandleMaintenanceCalls, GetFile_Password and GetConfigInfo_Password have hard-coded credentials. GetFile_Password allows access to any file on the filesystem and GetConfigInfo_Password allows access to ZENworks Asset Management configuration parameters along with the back-end system's credentials.
A full technical analysis of the vulnerability is available on Rapid7's blog post entitled "New 0day Exploit: Novell ZENworks CVE-2012-4933 Vulnerability" and Metasploit exploit modules are publicly available.
A remote unauthenticated attacker may read any file accessible with SYSTEM privileges and retrieve configuration parameters from ZENworks Asset Management.
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Thanks to Juan Vazquez for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jared Allar.
|Date First Published:||2012-10-15|
|Date Last Updated:||2012-11-01 16:58 UTC|