The RPC API in RSCD agent in BMC BladeLogic Server Automation (BSA) 8.2.x, 8.3.x, 8.5.x, 8.6.x, and 8.7.x on Linux and UNIX allows remote attackers to bypass authorization and enumerate users by sending an action packet to xmlrpc after an authorization failure.
Published 2016-06-13 14:59:00
Updated 2018-10-09 19:59:12
Source CERT/CC
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-1542

33.89%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 97 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2016-1542

  • BMC Server Automation RSCD Agent NSH Remote Command Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2016-03-16
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/multi/misc/bmc_server_automation_rscd_nsh_rce
    This module exploits a weak access control check in the BMC Server Automation RSCD agent that allows arbitrary operating system commands to be executed without authentication. Note: Under Windows, non-powershell commands may need to be prefixed with 'cm

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-1542

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-1542

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-1542

Products affected by CVE-2016-1542

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