0x08 – CVE-2013-5216 CapaSystems Performance Guard Path Traversal Vulnerability

Application Performance Guard
Vendor CapaSystems
Link http://www.capasystems.com/it-performance-monitorin

Discovered by Kerem Kocaer <kerem.kocaer(at)gmail(dot)com>

Problem
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Path traversal vulnerability in the “download logs” section allows remote attackers to read
arbitrary files by intercepting and modifying the file path in an HTTP request to “uploadreader.jsp”.

The vulnerability is confirmed to exist in version 6.1.27. Other versions may also be vulnerable.

Exploit
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This issue can be exploited with a web browser and a proxy tool to intercept and modify parameters
sent to: http://[address]/logreader/uploadreader.jsp

Fix

The vendor has reported fixing the problem in version 6.2.102.
Bug Fix PG-8050 (http://capawiki.capasystems.com/display/pgdoc/PG+6.2.102)

Timeline
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2013-05-16 Provided details to CapaSystems
2013-06-07 Performance Guard version 6.2.102 released (with Bug fix PG-8050)

Reference
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CVE Number: CVE-2013-5216

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