Novell ZENworks ChangePassword RPC XPath Injection

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote ZENworks server is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Novell ZENWworks Configuration Management (ZCM) server is
affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in the
ChangePassword RPC implementation that is triggered when handling
malformed queries involving a system entity reference. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via XPath
injection, to read arbitrary text files.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-167/
https://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7017240

Solution :

Apply the patch provided by Micro Focus.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 88982 ()

Bugtraq ID: 83238

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5970

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