IBM Rational Focal Point RequestAccessController Servlet Information Disclosure VulnerabilityZDI-13-285: December 20th, 2013
Rational Focal Point
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of IBM Rational Focal Point. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within com.telelogic.focalpoint.pres.controller.RequestAccessController servlet which contains a file disclosure vulnerability in the file variable. A remote attacker could gain access to configuration files which could lead to remote code execution in the context of the process.
Vendor ResponseIBM has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-09-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2013-12-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod