TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

ManageEngine OpManager MultipartRequestServlet fileName Denial of Service Vulnerability

ZDI-15-164: April 29th, 2015

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Affected Vendors

Affected Products

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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to create a denial of service condition on vulnerable installations of ManageEngine OpManager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the multipartRequest servlet. The issue lies in the failure to properly sanitize a filename. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to delete files from the system.

Vendor Response

ManageEngine states:

Upgrade to Build 11500, or higher, to address this vulnerability.

Disclosure Timeline

    2014-08-18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2015-04-29 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)