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ZDI-10-145: Novell ZENWorks Remote Management Agent Weak Authentication Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
From: ZDI Disclosures <zdi-disclosures () tippingpoint com>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 15:11:05 -0500

ZDI-10-145: Novell ZENWorks Remote Management Agent Weak Authentication Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-145
August 9, 2010

-- CVSS:
9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors:
Novell

-- Affected Products:
Novell Zenworks

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Novell ZENWorks Remote Management. Access to
a single node with Remote Management client installed and configured is
required.

The specific flaw exists within the storage of Remote Management
authentication information on the client. The client utilizes a password
stored in the registry that is common among all nodes. This can be
exploited by an attacker to execute remote code on any target with the
client installed.

-- Vendor Response:
Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&amp;docType=kc&amp;externalId=7006557&amp;sliceId=1&amp;docTypeID=DT_TID_1_1&amp;dialogID=80488553&amp;stateId=1%200%2080486291

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2010-06-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-08-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * sb

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