It was discovered that the bpserverd proprietary protocol in Unitrends Backup (UB) before 10.0.0, as invoked through xinetd, has an issue in which its authentication can be bypassed. A remote attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary commands with root privilege on the target system.
Published 2017-08-07 15:29:00
Updated 2021-12-16 18:48:50
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-12477

59.62%
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-2017-12477

  • Unitrends UEB bpserverd authentication bypass RCE
    Disclosure Date: 2017-08-08
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/linux/misc/ueb9_bpserverd
    It was discovered that the Unitrends bpserverd proprietary protocol, as exposed via xinetd, has an issue in which its authentication can be bypassed. A remote attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary commands with root privilege on the target system. Authors:

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-12477

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
10.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
10.0
10.0
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-12477

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-12477

Products affected by CVE-2017-12477

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