EMC AlphaStor Device Manager robotd RCE

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote tape backup manager is affected by a remote command
execution vulnerability.

Description :

The AlphaStor Device Manager application running on the remote host is
affected by a remote command execution vulnerability in robotd due to
improper sanitization of packet string arguments before using them in
a call to the 'system' function. An unauthenticated, remote attacker
can exploit this, via a specially crafted packet with a 0x34 code, to
execute arbitrary commands with SYSTEM/root privileges.

See also :

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2008/May/305
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020116

Solution :

Apply the latest update referenced in EMC knowledgebase article
emc186391.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 33284 (alphastor_devicemanager_exec.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29398

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2157

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