ServersCheck Monitoring Software 14.3.3 Arbitrary File Write / DoS

ServersCheck Monitoring Software versions up through suffer from arbitrary file write and denial of service vulnerabilities.

MD5 | 7302d602d37c84719c9794dafd55fb00

[+] Credits: John Page (aka hyp3rlinx)    
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[+] ISR: ApparitionSec

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ServersCheck Monitoring Software - through 14.3.3

Software for monitoring your edge computing infrastructure, network & servers.
File hash: b7bffe4fc83b6a4586c099d6c62d8eeb

[Vulnerability Type]
Abitrary File Write

[Affected Component]
"sensor_details.html" webpage the "id" parameter

[CVE Reference]

[Security Issue]
ServersCheck Monitoring Software allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (menu functionality loss) by creating an LNK file that
points to a second LNK file, if this second LNK file is associated with a Start menu item. Ultimately, this behavior comes from a Directory Traversal bug
(via the sensor_details.html id parameter) that allows creating empty files in arbitrary directories.

Denial of Service


DOS Command Prompt .LNK under Start Menu change <VICTIM> to desired user.<VICTIM>/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/Start%20Menu/Programs/Accessories/Command%20Prompt.lnk%00

DOS Run .LNK under Start Menu<VICTIM>/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/Start%20Menu/Programs/Accessories/Run.lnk%00

DOS Internet Explorer .LNK from Start Menu<VICTIM>/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/Start Menu/Programs/Internet Explorer.LNK%00

Victim will get error message from server like "Error retrieving sensor details from database".


No Internet Explorer, Command or Run prompt via the Start/Programs/Accessories/ and Task Menu links. However, can still be launch by other means.
Tested successfully on Windows 7 OS

[Network Access]


[Disclosure Timeline]
Vendor Notification: October 6, 2018
Vendor acknowledgement: October 7, 2018
Vendor release v14.3.4 : October 7th, 2018
CVE assign by Mitre: October 21, 2018
October 22, 2018 : Public Disclosure

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