ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP StatusUpdateServlet fileName File Upload Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-15-006: January 7th, 2015
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the StatusUpdateServlet 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
2015-01-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)