McAfee Cloud Identity Manager ExtensionAccessServlet Information Disclosure VulnerabilityZDI-14-050: April 3rd, 2014
Cloud Identity Manager
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of McAfee Cloud Identify Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within a servlet called ExtensionAccessServlet which contains a directory traversal vulnerability inside the path info string of a GET request. A remote attacker can leverage this vulnerability to read arbitrary files from the underlying OS with SYSTEM privileges.
Vendor ResponseMcAfee has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-09-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-04-03 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod