Hewlett-Packard Intelligent Management Center BIMS bimsDownload Servlet Information Disclosure VulnerabilityZDI-13-239: October 16th, 2013
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard Intelligent Management Center. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the bimsDownload servlet. Authentication is not required to access this servlet, which allows any file readable by SYSTEM to be disclosed. By abusing this behavior an attacker can disclose administrative credentials and possibly leverage this situation to achieve remote code execution.
Vendor ResponseHewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2012-11-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2013-10-16 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod