IBM Network Security Protection XGS Remote Code Execution (swg21690823) (credentialed check)

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Synopsis :

The remote appliance has an application that is affected by a code
execution vulnerability.

Description :

The firmware version installed on the remote IBM XGS appliance does
not properly sanitize certain user-supplied inputs which can allow a
remote, authenticated attacker to execute shell commands with the
privileges of the 'www-data' user via a standard HTTP request.

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21690823

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in the vendor's advisory.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 80335 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71258

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6183

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