TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Lexmark Markvision Enterprise LibraryFileUploadServlet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-046: February 13th, 2015


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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 LibraryFileUploadServlet servlet. By supplying a crafted ZIP archive which includes directory traversal in the archive filenames, an attacker is able to upload files to any location on the system. An attacker could leverage this to execute arbitrary code as SYSTEM.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2014-12-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2015-02-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)