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From: eEye Digital Security (eeyeEEYE.COM)
Date: Fri Apr 13 2001 - 06:33:55 CDT

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    Trend Micro Interscan VirusWall 3.01 vulnerability

    Release Date:
    April 12, 2001

    Systems Affected:
    Linux Systems with Interscan VirusWall 3.01 (and most likely older versions)
    Remote Administration Enabled. Other Unix variants are most likely
    vulnerable also.

    A combination of bugs found in the ISADMIN service that would allow an
    attacker to remotely compromise a system running Trend Micro Interscan
    Viruswall 3.01. Notice, file paths may change between various distributions
    so they may not be totally accurate.

    Vulnerability #1

    The first bug is in the web-server configuration of ISADMIN, which runs CERN
    httpd v3.0 on port 1812 by default.

    --------Excerpt /opt/trend/ISADMIN/config/httpd.conf--------Protection
    UserID root
    GroupID sys
    AuthType Basic
    ServerID redhat.example.com
    PassWdfile /etc/iscan/.htpasswd
    GroupFile /opt/trend/ISADMIN/config/group
    GET-Mask admin

    Protect /*.cgi SCRIPTS

    Exec /* /opt/trend/ISADMIN/cgi-bin/*
    --------Excerpt /opt/trend/ISADMIN/config/httpd.conf--------

    Here we find that all files with .cgi extension are protected, so only
    authorized users can access them. Unfortunately there are several utilities
    in this directory that don’t have a .cgi extension.

    ls –al /opt/trend/ISADMIN/cgi-bin/

    -r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 1804 Feb 25 03:05 about
    -r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 28859 Feb 25 03:05 anti_spamadd.cgi
    -r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 27269 Feb 25 03:05 anti_spamedit.cgi
    -r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 30052 Feb 25 03:05 anti_spamtable.cgi
    -r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 37440 Feb 25 03:05 antivir
    -r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 3148 Feb 25 03:05 arglist
    -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 12421 Apr 12 12:48 catinfo

    This line allows us to exec those files without .cgi extensions:
    Exec /* /opt/trend/ISADMIN/cgi-bin/*

    Vulnerability #2

    While auditing the binaries in /opt/trend/ISADMIN/cgi-bin/ we came to the
    conclusion that if it accepts input, it is probably exploitable.

    The above request will cause a buffer overflow to take place. catinfo does
    toupper() and CERN doesn’t like certain values. We were able to remotely
    execute commands as root using this vulnerability.

    Proof of Concept:
    Posted to eEye website shortly.

    Vendor Status:
    Upon contacting Trend Micro we were informed that their latest version 3.6
    was not vulnerable to this flaw. For more information visit:

    ADM, KAM, SPK, Lamagra, Zen-Parse, Loki, and Teso.

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