Hewlett-Packard Virtual User Generator EmulationAdmin Service Information Disclosure VulnerabilityZDI-14-100: April 17th, 2014
Virtual User Generator
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP Virtual User Generator. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the exposed EmulationAdminSoapBinding web service. The issue lies in the handling of several methods resulting in the ability to read, write, and delete arbitrary files. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to leak credential databases or execute code under the context of SYSTEM.
Vendor ResponseHewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-01-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-04-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod