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ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP FileUploadServlet computerName File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-180: May 7th, 2015

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Affected Vendors

Affected Products

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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 FileUploadServlet 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 states:


Upgrade to version 9 build 90142 or higher, to address this vulnerability.


Disclosure Timeline

    2014-08-18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2015-05-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)