TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Lexmark MarkVision Enterprise ReportDownloadServlet Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-14-411: December 9th, 2014


CVSS Score

Affected Vendors


Affected Products

    MarkVision Enterprise

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Vulnerability Details

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 ReportDownloadServlet class. The class contains a method that does not properly sanitize input allowing for directory traversal. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to read files under the context of SYSTEM.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2014-11-03 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2014-12-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)