TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

HP PCM+ GetEventsServlet SQL Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-227: September 11th, 2013


CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    PCM Plus

Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP PCM Plus. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the GetEventsServlet. This servlet contains a SQL injection vulnerability in the sort and dir arguments. This can result in remote code execution under the context of the SYSTEM user.

Vendor Response

Hewlett-Packard states:

Disclosure Timeline

    2013-02-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2013-09-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod