How to find Fortra FileCatalyst installations


Latest Fortra FileCatalyst vulnerability #

Fortra has disclosed a vulnerability in their FileCatalyst Workflow product. This vulnerability allows for attackers to write files to arbitrary locations in the filesystem and can lead to arbitrary remote code execution with the privileges of the vulnerable service.

This vulnerability has been assigned CVE-2024-25153 and is considered to be highly critical, with a CVSS score of 9.8.

Note that this vulnerability was reported and fixed in August of 2023, but has only recently been assigned a CVE.

What is the impact? #

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow attackers to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the vulnerable service, potentially leading to complete system compromise.

Are updates or workarounds available? #

Fortra has released a fix for this vulnerability and advises all users to upgrade if they have not already done so.

How do I find potentially vulnerable systems with runZero? #

From the Service Inventory, use the following query to locate systems running potentially vulnerable software:


Written by Rob King

Rob King is the Director of Security Research at runZero. Over his career Rob has served as a senior researcher with KoreLogic, the architect for TippingPoint DVLabs, and helped get several startups off the ground. Rob helped design SC Magazine's Data Leakage Prevention Product of the Year for 2010, and was awarded the 3Com Innovator of the Year Award in 2009. He has been invited to speak at BlackHat, Shmoocon, SANS Network Security, and USENIX.

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