TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

EMC Connectrix Manager Converged Network Edition FileUploadController Servlet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-279: December 18th, 2013


CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    Connectrix Manager Converged Network Edition

Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of EMC Connectrix Manager Converged Network Edition. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the 'FileUploadController' servlet, which allows an unauthenticated user to upload an arbitrary file anywhere on the system. An attacker can leverage this directory traversal vulnerability into arbitrary code execution on the compromised server in the security context of the Administrator account.

Vendor Response

EMC has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2013-02-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2013-12-18 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod