NetIQ Sentinel Java Object Deserialization RCE

critical Nessus Plugin ID 90602
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Synopsis

The remote NetIQ Sentinel server is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability

Description

The remote Novell NetIQ Sentinel server is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to unsafe deserialize calls of unauthenticated Java objects to the Apache Commons Collections (ACC) library. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by sending a specially crafted serialized Java object via the RMI interface, to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the application.

Solution

Upgrade to NetIQ Sentinel version 7.4.1 or later. Alternatively, contact the vendor for a workaround.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3cd78ca8

http://www.nessus.org/u?9c6d83db

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 90602

File Name: netiq_sentinel_rmi_deserialization.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 4/20/2016

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: netiq_sentinel_detect.nbin, rmiregistry_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:netiq:sentinel

Required KB Items: installed_sw/NetIQ Sentinel

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 3/2/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/28/2015

Reference Information

CERT: 576313