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Vulnerability of ESRI ArcGIS Server: file reading via Image Extension

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A remote attacker can use the Image Extension feature of ESRI ArcGIS Server with Mosaic Datasets, in order to read a file located on the server.
Impacted products: ArcGIS ArcView, ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS for Server.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 03/08/2011.
Références of this threat: VIGILANCE-VUL-10887.

Description of the vulnerability 

The ArcGIS Server product is used to distribute GIS (Geographic Information System) data. The Image Extension processes images, and Mosaic Datasets.

A remote attacker can use the Image Extension feature of ESRI ArcGIS Server with Mosaic Datasets, in order to read a file located on the server.
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This vulnerability announce impacts software or systems such as ArcGIS ArcView, ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS for Server.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity threat is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

ESRI ArcGIS: version 10.0 SP3.
The version 10.0 SP3 is corrected:
  http://resources.arcgis.com/content/patches-and-service-packs?fa=viewPatch&PID=17&MetaID=1808#issues

ESRI ArcGIS Server: patch for Image Extension.
A patch is available:
  http://resources.arcgis.com/fr/content/patches-and-service-packs?fa=viewPatch&PID=66&MetaID=1791
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