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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center guiDataDetail Expression Language Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-687: August 11th, 2017

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Vulnerability Details


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center. Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of the beanName parameter provided to the guiDataDetail.xhtml endpoint. When parsing the beanName parameter, the process does not properly validate a user-supplied string before using it to render a page. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of SYSTEM.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2017-06-05 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-08-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Offensive Security