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CVE-2014-6261 Detail


Zenoss Core through 5 Beta 3 does not properly implement the Check For Updates feature, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by (1) spoofing the callhome server or (2) deploying a crafted web site that is visited during a login session, aka ZEN-12657.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/15/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Zenoss (03/21/2016)

Addressed in 5.1.2

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#449452 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM

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