HP Application Lifecycle Management GossipService SOAP Request Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-13-262: November 24th, 2013
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP Application Lifecycle Management. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the web service named GossipServiceSoapBinding. This web service is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker can leverage this to gain remote code execution under the context of the postgres user.
Vendor ResponseHewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-02-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2013-11-24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod