ZDI-08-024: Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution SQL Injection- Vulnerability

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Subject: ZDI-08-024: Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution SQL Injection- Vulnerability
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ZDI-08-024: Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution SQL Injection 
Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-024
May 15, 2008

-- Affected Vendors:
Symantec

-- Affected Products:
Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 5935. 
For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

    http://www.tippingpoint.com

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution. User
interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the axengine.exe process listening by
default on TCP port 402. A lack of proper sanitation while parsing
requests allows for a remote attacker to inject arbitrary SQL statements
into the database. Exploitation of this vulnerability can result in
arbitrary code execution under the context of the SYSTEM user.

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

http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.05.14a.html

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2008-02-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2008-05-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * Brett Moore of Insomnia Security www.insomniasec.com

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