Novell ZENworks Mobile Management MDM.php Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-13-087: May 29th, 2013
ZENworks Mobile Management
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell ZENworks Mobile Management. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within MDM.php, which receives a 'language' variable which later is used to include arbitrary resources from the local filesystem via require_once(). A remote attacker can abuse this to execute remote code under the context of the process running.
Vendor ResponseNovell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-02-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2013-05-29 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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