search menu icon-carat-right cmu-wordmark

CERT Coordination Center

Mutiny Technology virtual appliance command injection vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#841851

Original Release Date: 2012-10-22 | Last Revised: 2012-10-22

Overview

The Mutiny Technology virtual appliance contains a command injection vulnerability which could allow an attacker to inject commands into the appliance.

Description

CWE-77: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')

The Mutiny Technology virtual appliance contains a network interface menu which is vulnerable to command injection with root privileges.

Impact

An authenticated attacker can run arbitrary commands on the appliance.

Solution

Update

The vendor has stated that this vulnerability has been addressed in Mutiny Technology virtual appliance version 4.5-1.12. Users are advised to upgrade to Mutiny Technology virtual appliance version 4.5-1.12 or higher.

Restrict access

As a general good security practice, only allow connections from trusted hosts and networks. Restricting access would prevent an attacker from accessing a Mutiny Technology virtual appliance using stolen credentials from a blocked network location.

Vendor Information

841851
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Mutiny Technologies

Notified:  August 09, 2012 Updated:  October 09, 2012

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.


CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base 2.1 AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Temporal 1.4 E:U/RL:OF/RC:UC
Environmental 0.6 CDP:L/TD:L/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Christopher Campbell for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Michael Orlando.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2012-3001
Date Public: 2012-10-07
Date First Published: 2012-10-22
Date Last Updated: 2012-10-22 12:05 UTC
Document Revision: 8

Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security Office of Cybersecurity and Communications.