102608 : Snort Package for pfSense /snort/snort_log_view.php logfile Parameter Remote Path Traversal File Access
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2014-01-27
Days of Exposure
1 days

Description

Snort package for pfSense contains a flaw that allows traversing outside of a restricted path. The issue is due to the /snort/snort_log_view.php script not properly sanitizing user input, specifically absolute paths and path traversal style attacks (e.g. '../') supplied via the 'logfile' parameter. With a specially crafted request, an authenticated remote attacker can read arbitrary files.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Authentication Required, Web Related, Security Software

Solution

It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 3.0.3 or higher to address this vulnerability.

Products

Electric Sheep Fencing LLC.
Snort IDS/IPS Package for pfSense
3.0.2
3.0.3 (not affected)

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