Hewlett-Packard Intelligent Management Center SOM euAccountService Servlet Authentication Bypass VulnerabilityZDI-13-240: October 16th, 2013
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP Intelligent Management Center. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the SOM's euAccountService servlet. No authentication is required to take advantage of this vulnerability, which allows the creation of a web administration account. An attacker can leverage this to manipulate other devices and users managed by the application 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