Hewlett-Packard Application Information Optimizer Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-14-042: April 3rd, 2014
Application Information Optimizer
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP Application Information Optimizer. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the ability to access configuration pages without authentication. The issue lies in a failure to remove files after the initial configuration has occurred. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the user running the service.
Vendor ResponseHewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-10-14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-04-03 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod