TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Hewlett-Packard SiteScope EmailServlet servlet Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-14-228: July 9th, 2014


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Vulnerability Details

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 Response

Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2014-03-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2014-07-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)