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[DER #11] - Remotey exploitable fmt string bug in squid
From: "david evlis reign" <davidreign () hotmail com>
Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2002 02:25:18 +0000
- DAVID EVLIS REIGN SECURITY ADVISORY #11 -
- WHAT -
Remotely Exploitable Format string Hole
- WHO -
MSNT squid auth for NtDomains
- DETAILS ON PRODUCT -
This is an authentication module for the Squid proxy server to authenticate
users on an NT domain
It originates from the Samba and SMB packages by Andrew Tridgell and Richard
Sharpe. This version
is sourced from the Pike authentication module by William Welliver
(hwellive () intersil com).
Usage is simple. It accepts a username and password on standard input and
will return OK if the
username/password is valid for the domain, or ERR if there was some problem.
Check syslog messages for reported problems.
Msntauth is released under the GNU General Public License and is available
- DETAILS OF EXPLOIT -
In the allowuser code of MSNT there is (cough *many buffer overflows* cough)
exploitable syslog() call which may under certain circumstances lead to
of the box running it (windows [1398|me|2000|xp].).
code portions taken from the exploitable bit of code...
sscanf(ConnectingUser, " %s ", CUBuf); <-- i wont ask..
sprintf(CUBuf, " %s ", CUBuf); <-- again i wont...
for (x = 0; x <= strlen(CUBuf); x++)
CUBuf[x] = toupper(CUBuf[x]); <-- again....
if (strstr(AllowedUsers, CUBuf) != NULL)
else /* If NULL, they are not allowed to use the proxy
sprintf(AllowMsg, "Denied access to user '%s'.", CUBuf); <-- my god...
syslog(LOG_USER | LOG_ERR, AllowMsg); <-- HERE WE ARE!!!!!
as you can see, the connectinguser sends over the data which will be held in
well bounds checked CUBuf (cough) and if they are _not_ alowed (which means
if there name
happens to be AAAABBBB.%0.8x.%0.8x.%0.8x.%0.8x.%0.8x.%0.8x.%0.8x.%0.8x) and
pass then you are in trouble.
also to note, the same thing happens in denyuser code too :~.
- VENDOR NOTIFICATION -
n to the o
- QUICK HELLOS -
michael zalewiski, skyper, rfp, casper dik
- EXPLOIT -
a working exploit has been created but at the moment seeing this is packaged
with the squish caching server then everyone who uses this product could be
at a potential risk,
therefore in keeping withe proper practice methology it shall not be
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- [DER #11] - Remotey exploitable fmt string bug in squid david evlis reign (Jun 04)