PR08-24: Proxim Tsunami MP.11 2411 vulnerable to SNMP Injection Oct 09 2008 01:02PM
ProCheckUp Research (research procheckup com) (1 replies)
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PR08-24: Proxim Tsunami MP.11 2411 vulnerable to SNMP Injection

Vulnerability found: 2 May 2008

Vendor informed: 2 May 2008, 1st August 2008

Vulnerability fixed: no response was received from the vendor. A
workaround has been included in the "Fix" section.

Advisory publicly released: 9th October 2008

Severity: High

Credits: Adrian Pastor of ProCheckUp Ltd (www.procheckup.com)

Description:

Attackers can inject a malicious HTML/JavaScript payload via the
"system.sysName.0" SNMP OID. Such payload is returned on the web
interface when the administrator user views pages such as
'/config/configure-systems.html'. The injected code can perform any
actions within the context of the current session (full administrative
rights).

Although usually the SNMP write community string must be guessed/cracked
for a SNMP injection [1] attack to work, some embedded devices come with
SNMP read/write access enabled by default. Some examples include many
ZyXEL Prestige router models [2] used in residential and SOHO networks,
and also products used in corporate and government environments such as
the Proxim Tsunami MP.11 2411 Wireless Point-to-Multipoint System.

- From Proxim Tsunami MP.11 2411's user manual:

"
SNMP Read/Write Community Password

The password for read and write access to the MP.11/MP.11a using SNMP.
Enter a password in both the Password field and the Confirm field. The
default password is public.
"

Successfully tested on:

Tsunami MP.11 2411 Wireless Point-to-Multipoint System
Wireless Router v- v1.0.0 Bld#24 SN-03AT15620395 v3.0.3

Note: make/model and firmware version were obtained via the
iso.org.dod.internet.mgmt.mib-2.system.sysDescr.0 SNMP OID.

Proof of concept:

$ snmpset -v1 -c public 192.168.1.100 sysName.0 s
'"><script>alert(1)</script>'

Fix:

Disable SNMP write access. If SNMP write access is absolutely needed,
change the default read/write community string from "public" to a
non-predictable and hard-to-crack value.

References:

[1] "SNMP Joins Dark Side in New XSS Attack"
http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=147014

[2] "ZyXEL Gateways Vulnerability Research" (See section 2.3 Persistent
XSS via SNMP)
http://www.procheckup.com/Hacking_ZyXEL_Gateways.pdf

Tsunami MP.11 Model 2411 and Model 5054:
http://www.proxim.com/learn/library/datasheets/mp11_a4.pdf

ProCheckUp Security Vulnerabilities and Advisories:
http://www.procheckup.com/Vulnerabilities.php

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[ reply ]
Re: PR08-24: Proxim Tsunami MP.11 2411 vulnerable to SNMP Injection Oct 09 2008 06:20PM
Vladimir '3APA3A' Dubrovin (3APA3A SECURITY NNOV RU) (2 replies)
Re: PR08-24: Proxim Tsunami MP.11 2411 vulnerable to SNMP Injection Oct 10 2008 08:35AM
ProCheckUp Research (research procheckup com)
Re: PR08-24: Proxim Tsunami MP.11 2411 vulnerable to SNMP Injection Oct 09 2008 09:24PM
lee e rian census gov (1 replies)
Re[2]: PR08-24: Proxim Tsunami MP.11 2411 vulnerable to SNMP Injection Oct 10 2008 06:28AM
Vladimir '3APA3A' Dubrovin (3APA3A SECURITY NNOV RU)


 

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