Lexmark MarkVision Enterprise GfdFileUploadServlet Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-14-410: December 9th, 2014
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Lexmark MarkVision Enterprise. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the GfdFileUploadServlet class. The class contains a method that does not properly sanitize input allowing for directory traversal. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to write files under the context of SYSTEM and achieve remote code execution.
Vendor ResponseLexmark has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-11-03 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-12-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)