rConfig Multiple Command Execution Vulnerabilities

Risk

High

Date Discovered

September 18, 2019

Description

rConfig is prone to multiple command-execution vulnerabilities. An can exploit these issues to execute arbitrary commands within the context of the affected application. rConfig version 3.9.2 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.

Technologies Affected

  • rConfig rConfig 3.9.2

Recommendations

Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
If global access isn't needed, filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of successful exploits.

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To limit the impact of latent vulnerabilities, configure servers and other applications to run as a nonadministrative user with minimal access rights.

Currently, we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches. If you feel we are in error or are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: vuldb@securityfocus.com.

References

Credits

Mohammad Askar


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