Check Point Advisories

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management UploadServlet Remote Code Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2010-414
Date Published: 1 Jun 2010
Severity: High
Last Updated: 25 Oct 2017
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Novell ZENworks Configuration Management is an IT desktop computer management suite that is based on a client/server architecture. A management server collects and sends data of managed assets by communicating with client applications installed on computers, or via other management protocols.A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Novell ZENworks Configuration Management. The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation within the ZENworks Server's UploadServlet. A remote attacker can leverage this issue to upload malicious files anywhere onto the target server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system with the privileges of the Administrator user.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Novell ZENworks Configuration Management UploadServlet Remote Code Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Novell ZENworks Configuration Management UploadServlet remote code execution

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