Hewlett-Packard SiteScope EmailServlet servlet Information Disclosure VulnerabilityZDI-14-228: July 9th, 2014
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard SiteScope. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the EmailServlet servlet. The issue lies in the ability to download arbitrary files. A remote attacker can abuse this to disclose sensitive information that could result in remote code execution under the context of the process.
Vendor ResponseHewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-03-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-07-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)