TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center dbman Opcode 10012 Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-836: October 3rd, 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. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within dbman service, which listens on TCP port 2810 by default. A crafted opcode 10012 message can cause a pointer to be reused after it has been freed. 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

    2017-06-27 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-10-03 - Coordinated public release of advisory


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