MVSA-10-006 / CVE-2010-0153 - IBM Proventia Network Mail Security System - Cross-Site Request Forgery vulnerabilities Sep 12 2010 07:40PM
marian ventuneac gmail com


Security Advisory: MVSA-10-006 / CVE-2010-0153
Vendor: IBM
Products: Proventia Network Mail Security System
Vulnerabilities: Cross-Site Request Forgery (XSRF)
Risk: High
Attack Vector: From Remote
Authentication: Required
Reference: http://www.ventuneac.net/security-advisories/MVSA-10-006

Description

Web-based Local Management Interface (LMI) of IBM Proventia Network Mail Security System appliance (firmware 1.6 and 2.5) is vulnerable to XSRF attacks. When exploited by an attacker, the identified vulnerabilities could lead to compromising the security of the appliance, including unauthorized alteration of appliance's settings, DoS attacks, etc.

Affected Versions

IBM Proventia Network Mail Security System - virtual appliance (firmware 1.6)
IBM Proventia Network Mail Security System - virtual appliance (firmware 2.5)

Mitigation

Vendor recommends upgrading to PNMSS firmware 2.5.0.2 or later.
Alternatively, please contact IBM for technical support.

Disclosure Timeline

2009, November 07: Vulnerabilities discovered and documented
2009, November 08: Notification sent to IBM
2009, November 09: IBM acknowledges receiving the report
2010, March: IBM releases PNMSS Firmware 2.5.0.2 correcting the reported issues
2010, September 12: MVSA-10-006 advisory published.

Credits

Dr. Marian Ventuneac
http://ventuneac.net

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