PT-2018-10: Server-Side Request Forgery in Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold Vulnerable software Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold Version: 17.x and earlier Link: https://www.ipswitch.com/ Severity level Severity level: High Impact: Arbitrary Command Execution, Information Disclosure Access Vector: Remote CVSS v3: Base Score: 9.8 Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H) CVE: CVE-2018-8939 Vulnerability description The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Server-Side Request Forgery vulnerability in Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold. A server-side request forgery vulnerability in NmAPI.exe in Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold allows attackers to gain unauthorized access to the WhatsUp Gold system, obtain information about the WhatsUp Gold system, or execute remote commands by submitting specially crafted requests via the NmAPI executable. How to fix Update your software up to the latest version Advisory status 21.04.2017 - Vendor gets vulnerability details 07.03.2018 - Vendor releases fixed version and details 22.08.2018 - Public disclosure Credits The vulnerability was detected by Vyacheslav Moskvin, Timofey Milovanov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company) References http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/PT-2018-10 https://docs.ipswitch.com/NM/WhatsUpGold2018/01_ReleaseNotes/index.htm Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research: https://www.ptsecurity.com/ https://en.securitylab.ru/lab/ About Positive Technologies Positive Technologies is a leading digital security firm with over 15 years of experience in 360° protection of critical IT systems against the most advanced cyberthreats. State-of-the-art solutions are developed at the company's research center—one of the largest in Europe. Positive Technologies experts have helped to identify and fix over 250 zero-day vulnerabilities in products from Cisco, Google, Honeywell, Huawei, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Schneider Electric, Siemens, and others, earning a reputation for world-class expertise in protection of devices and infrastructures at all scales from ATMs to nuclear power stations. Findings by Positive Technologies researchers are used for updating the MaxPatrol knowledge base and for development of security solutions including PT Application Firewall, PT Application Inspector, MaxPatrol. These products allow securing web applications, evaluating network protection, blocking attacks in real time, ensuring compliance with industry and national standards, and training security specialists. Positive Technologies is the organizer of the annual Positive Hack Days international forum and security competition.