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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4984

The close_connections function in /opt/cma/bin/clear_keys.pl in Sophos Web Appliance before 3.7.9.1 and 3.8 before 3.8.1.1 allows local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in the second argument.
Publish Date : 2013-09-10 Last Update Date : 2016-11-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 78

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-4984

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.0.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.3.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.6.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Sophos Web Appliance 3.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Sophos Web Appliance 76

- References For CVE-2013-4984

http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/119773.aspx CONFIRM
http://www.coresecurity.com/advisories/sophos-web-protection-appliance-multiple-vulnerabilities

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4984

Sophos Web Protection Appliance clear_keys.pl Local Privilege Escalation
This module abuses a command injection on the clear_keys.pl perl script, installed with the Sophos Web Protection Appliance, to escalate privileges from the "spiderman" user to "root". This module is useful for post exploitation of vulnerabilities on the Sophos Web Protection Appliance web ui, executed by the "spiderman" user. This module has been tested successfully on Sophos Virtual Web Appliance 3.7.0.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Linux


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