ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer CollectorConfInfoServlet COLLECTOR_ID Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-14-422: December 11th, 2014
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the CollectorConfInfoServlet servlet. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize the filenames uploaded to the servlet. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of SYSTEM.
Vendor ResponseManageEngine has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-08-18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-12-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)