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RSA EnVision Remote Password Disclosure



RSA EnVision Remote Password Disclosure
RSA EnVision Remote Password Disclosure





I Reference

Title: RSA EnVision Remote Password Disclosure
URL: http://www.secfault.org/?p=78

II. BACKGROUND

RSA EnVision, a product of RSA Security, is a platform allowing gathering and analysis of security events and logs.

RSA Security is a subsdiary company of EMC Corporation.

III. DESCRIPTION

The RSA EnVision platform provides a web console which enables administration of the solution and  analysis of security events.

A vulnerability exists in this web application, allowing a remote anonymous attacker to retrieve the hash of the password used for authentication.

Using a dictionnary or a bruteforce attack against this hash, a remote attacker can gain administration privilege on the EnVision web console.

This vulnerability is due to a lack of access control on the user profile functionnality.

Step to reproduce:

The step to reproduce the vulnerability will be disclosure Novembre 28 2008.

IV. IMPACT

Successful exploitation allows remote attackers to gain access to hash of password used to authenticate users of the web console.

Using a dictionnary or a bruteforce attack against the retrieved hash, a remote attacker can gain administration privilege on the EnVision web console.

V. PRODUCT AFFECTED

The vulnerability was sucessfully exploited on enVision v3.7.0 Build: 0169.

EMC has reported the following versions to be affected:

RSA EnVision 3.5.0, 3.5.1, 3.5.2 and 3.7.0

VI. REMEDIATION

Apply the vendor patch corresponding to your version of RSA EnVision:
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com/


VII. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
10/30/2008 Initial vendor notification
10/31/2008 Initial vendor response
11/21/2008 Patch release and coordinated public advisory disclosure
11/28/2008 Detailed vulnerability information disclosure

VIII. VENDOR REFERENCE

EMC Security Alert (ESA) identifier : ESA-08-017

IX. CREDIT

This vulnerability was discovered by Nicolas Viot 
Intrinsec is a french company specialized in business continuity and security : http://www.intrinsec.com

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