Novell ZENworks Control Center File Upload Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-13-049: March 22nd, 2013
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell ZENworks. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific issues exists within ZENworks Control Center which listens on tcp/443 by default. Insufficient authentication checking on /zenworks/jsp/index.jsp allows a remote attacker to upload files to the webserver. By combining this with a directory traversal vulnerability, an attacker can exploit this condition to gain remote code execution as SYSTEM.
Vendor ResponseNovell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2012-03-14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2013-03-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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