Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:09:33 +0000 From: Tim Brown <timb@...nvas.org> To: bugtraq@...urityfocus.com, full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: [OVSA20121112] OpenVAS Manager Vulnerable To Command Injection Summary It has been identified that OpenVAS Manager is vulnerable to command injection due to insufficient validation of user supplied data when processing OMP requests. It has been identified that this vulnerability may allow arbitrary code to be executed with the privileges of the OpenVAS Manager on vulnerable systems. CVE-2012-5520 has been assigned to this vulnerability. Current Status As of the 20th January 2011, the state of the vulnerabilities is believed to be as follows. A patch has been supplied by Greenbone Networks which it successfully resolves this vulnerability. New releases of both 3.0.x and 4.0.x have also been created which incorporate this patch. Thanks OpenVAS would like to thank Andre Heinecke of Greenbone Networks for his help in reporting the vulnerability. -- Tim Brown <mailto:timb@...nvas,org> <http://www.openvas.org/> View attachment "OVSA20121112.txt" of type "text/plain" (2890 bytes) Download attachment "signature.asc " of type "application/pgp-signature" (837 bytes)
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