TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Integrator ETL Server UploadFileContent Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-355: July 20th, 2015


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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable instances of Oracle Endeca Information Discovery. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability but an authentication bypass is known.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of file uploads using UploadFileContent. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize the path of files uploaded, allowing for them to be placed at an attacker controlled location. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the clover server.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2015-02-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2015-07-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley of Source Incite