Posts by Sam Huckins

4 min Vulnerability Disclosure

R7-2019-39 | CVE-2019-5648: LDAP Credential Exposure in Barracuda Load Balancer ADC (FIXED)

This post describes CVE-2019-5648, a vulnerability in the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC.

11 min Vulnerability Disclosure

R7-2019-09 | CVE-2019-5617, CVE-2019-5643, CVE-2019-5644: C4G BLIS authentication and authorization vulnerabilities (FIXED)

This disclosure describes R7-2019-09, composed of three vulnerabilities in the Basic Laboratory Information System (BLIS). Due to flawed authentication and authorization verification, versions of BLIS < 3.5 are vulnerable to unauthenticated password resets (R7-2019-09.1), and versions of BLIS < 3.51 are vulnerable to unauthenticated enumeration of facilities and usernames (R7-2019-09.2) as well as unauthenticated updates to user information (R7-2019-09.3). These vulnerabilities are summarized i

8 min Vulnerability Disclosure

Shoring Up the Defenses Together: 2018Q2 and Q3 Wrap-Up

Today (October 29, 2018) we are sharing several vulnerabilities that have been fixed in Rapid7 products and supporting services.

3 min Vulnerability Disclosure

R7-2018-15 | CVE-2018-5553: Crestron DGE-100 Console Command Injection (FIXED)

This post describes CVE-2018-5553, a vulnerability in the Crestron Console service that is preinstalled on the DGE-100. Due to a lack of input sanitization, this service is vulnerable to command injection that can be used to gain root-level access. DGE-100 devices running firmware versions 1.3384.00049.001 and lower with default configuration are vulnerable to CVE-2018-5553. CVE-2018-5553 is categorized as CWE-78 (Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command) [https://cwe.m

7 min Vulnerability Disclosure

Shoring up the defenses together: 2018Q1 wrap-up

Today (April 10, 2018) we are sharing six vulnerabilities that have been fixed in Rapid7 products and supporting services. You won’t need to take any actions: all of the issues have been addressed. We are disclosing these vulnerabilities in order to be transparent, to thank those that take the time to report security issues responsibly, and to provide a few reminders of security concerns that you should audit for in your own organization. Dynamically-generated web server access policies Generat

4 min Vulnerability Disclosure

R7-2017-27 | CVE-2017-8987: HPE iLO3 Unauthenticated Remote DoS (FIXED)

This post describes CVE-2017-8987, an unauthenticated remote Denial of Service vulnerability in HPE iLO3 firmware version 1.88. This vulnerability can be exploited by several HTTP methods; once triggered, it lasts for approximately 10 minutes until the watchdog service [] performs a restart of the iLO3 device. CVE-2017-8987 is categorized as CWE-400 (Resource Exhaustion) [] and has a CVSSv3

2 min Metasploit

Metasploit Wrapup

Would you like to help Metasploit Framework and get a free t-shirt? There is still a bit of October left, which means you can totally still sign up for Hacktoberfest []: a fun annual project to encourage open source software contributions! Make four pull requests on any open source GitHub project by Oct 31, and you might find yourself some joy and fulfilment—but at least a free t-shirt. Check out the Contribute section on the refreshed [https

3 min Metasploit Weekly Wrapup

Metasploit Wrapup

Exploits for hours. Gather 'round with a pocket full of shells.

4 min Vulnerability Disclosure

R7-2017-08: BPC SmartVista SQL Injection Vulnerability

Important update: 2018/01/25 BPC informed Rapid7 that this vulnerability only impacted the specified version of SmartVista Front-End (2.2.10, revision 287921), which had very limited distribution. Once the vulnerability described below was discovered, BPC released a patch on Jul 19, 2017, before the issuance of the public disclosure by Rapid7 on Oct 17, 2017. We have no reason to believe that any other versions of SmartVista Front-End are vulnerable to this issue. Rapid7 believed the issue to st

6 min Vulnerability Disclosure

Vulnerabilities Affecting Four Rapid7 Products (FIXED)

Today we are announcing four fixed vulnerabilities in four Rapid7 products, summarized in the table below. These issues are low to medium severity (mostly due to the high exploitation requirements), but we want to make sure that our customers have all the information they need to make informed security decisions. This article includes detailed descriptions of the vulnerabilities, as well as how to ensure they are mitigated in your environment. Some of the updates are automatic, but some may requ

8 min Vulnerability Disclosure

Multiple vulnerabilities in Wink and Insteon smart home systems

Today we are announcing four issues affecting two popular home automation solutions: Wink's Hub 2 and Insteon's Hub. Neither vendor stored sensitive credentials securely on their associated Android apps. In addition, the Wink cloud-based management API does not properly expire and revoke authentication tokens, and the Insteon Hub uses an unencrypted radio transmission protocol for potentially sensitive security controls such as garage door locks. As most of these issues have not yet been addres

5 min Authentication

R7-2017-07: Multiple Fuze TPN Handset Portal vulnerabilities (FIXED)

This post describes three security vulnerabilities related to access controls and authentication in the TPN Handset Portal, part of the Fuze platform. Fuze fixed all three issues by May 6, 2017, and user action is not required to remediate. Rapid7 thanks Fuze for their quick and thoughtful response to these vulnerabilities: * R7-2017-07.1, CWE-284 (Improper Access Control) []: An unauthenticated remote attacker can enumerate through MAC addr

3 min Logentries

R7-2017-18: Logentries Windows Agent uses vulnerable OpenSSL (FIXED)

Summary The Logentries Windows Agent before version shipped with a version of OpenSSL that is susceptible to several public vulnerabilities described below. While we have no indication that any Logentries customers have been compromised due to these older versions of OpenSSL, we strongly encourage Logentries customers to update Agents deployed to Windows systems using the steps outlined under “Remediation” below. Since the previously shipped version of OpenSSL was susceptible to severa

2 min Vulnerability Disclosure

R7-2017-16 | CVE-2017-5244: Lack of CSRF protection for stopping tasks in Metasploit Pro, Express, and Community editions (FIXED)

Summary A vulnerability in Metasploit Pro, Express, and Community was patched in Metasploit v4.14.0 (Update 2017061301) []. Routes used to stop running tasks (either particular ones or all tasks) allowed GET requests. Only POST requests should have been allowed, as the stop/stop_all routes change the state of the service. This could have allowed an attacker to stop currently-running Metasploit tasks by getting an authenti

4 min Nexpose

R7-2017-13 | CVE-2017-5243: Nexpose Hardware Appliance SSH Enabled Obsolete Algorithms

Summary Nexpose [] physical appliances shipped with an SSH configuration that allowed obsolete algorithms to be used for key exchange and other functions. Because these algorithms are enabled, attacks involving authentication to the hardware appliances are more likely to succeed. We strongly encourage current hardware appliance owners to update their systems to harden their SSH configuration using the steps outlined under “Remediation” below. In addition, Ra