HP Unified Functional Testing ExGrid SaveXML Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-14-063: April 8th, 2014
Unified Functional Testing
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP Unified Functional Testing. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within the Exontrol.Grid ActiveX control. The issue lies in the failure to validate the contents of cells before writing them to a file. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.
Vendor ResponseHewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-09-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-04-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod