PR10-14 Unauthenticated command execution within Mitel's AWC (Mitel
Audio and Web Conferencing)
Advisory publicly released: Tuesday, 21 December 2010
Vulnerability found: Wednesday, 21 July 2010
Vendor informed: Monday, 26 July 2010
Severity level: High/Critical
Jan Fry of ProCheckUp Ltd (www.procheckup.com)
Mitel Audio and Web Conferencing (AWC) is a simple, cost-effective and
scalable audio and web conferencing solution supporting upto 200 ports.
ProCheckUp has discovered that the AWC web user interface is vulnerable
to an unauthenticated command execution attack.
Proof of concept
The following demonstrate the command execution flaw:
1) Vulnerable to command execution
To read the user password file
To perform a directory listing
Command execution allows Unix commands to be remotely executed with the
permissions associated with the web service account. No authentication
is required to exploit this vulnerability.
How to fix
Ensure that the latest patches have been installed.
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