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ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP StatusUpdateServlet fileName File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-006: January 7th, 2015

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Vulnerability Details


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 Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2014-08-18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2015-01-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)