TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

EMC Connectrix Manager Converged Network Edition inmservlets.war Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-13-282: December 18th, 2013


CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    Connectrix Manager Converged Network Edition

Vulnerability Details

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

The specific flaw exists within one of the pages served as part of the immservlets which allows an unauthenticated user to read an arbitrary text file anywhere on the system. An attacker can use this to either disclose sensitive data, or to disclose information about the server that can be used in a subsequent attack.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2013-02-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2013-12-18 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod