Ericsson Drutt MSDP (Instance Monitor) - Directory Traversal







+ Ericsson Drutt MSDP (Instance Monitor) - Directory Traversal Vulnerability and Arbitrary File Access +
Affected Product: Ericsson Drutt MSDP (Instance Monitor)
Vendor Homepage  :
Version    : 4, 5 and 6 
CVE v2 Vector  : AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVE    : CVE-2015-2166
Discovered by  : Anastasios Monachos (secuid0) - [anastasiosm (at) gmail (dot) com]
Patched    : Yes

+ Description +
Ericsson Drutt Mobile Service Delivery Platform (MSDP) is a complete business support system providing an SDP center for both on- and off-portal business that includes support for the retail, advertising and wholesale of a wide range of different products and services. The MSDP was originally developed by Drutt Corporation which Ericsson bought back in 2007. Drutt was converted into Ericsson SA SD&P and they are still developing the MSDP. The platform is available in three configurations which also can be combined in the same installation: Storefront, Mobile Marketing and Open Surf.

The identified vulnerability affects the Instance Monitor component and allows a unauthenticated remote attacker to access arbitrary files on the file system. 

+ Exploitation Details +
This vulnerability can be triggered via a simple, similar to the below HTTP GET request(s):


+ Disclosure Timeline +
17.Feb.2015 - Contacted Ericsson
24.Feb.2015 - Ericsson responded with point of contact at Corporate Security Office
24.Feb.2015 - Contacted Corporate Security Office team
02.Mar.2015 - Ericsson Product Security Incident Response Team reverted via a secure channel
02.Mar.2015 - Shared vulnerability details
06.Mar.2015 - Ericsson confirmed the validity of the issues and started developing the patches
08.Mar.2015 - Agreed on public disclosure timelines
12.Mar.2015 - Patches released
31.Mar.2015 - Public disclosure