Advisory Details

April 9th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Intelligent Management Center flexFileUpload Servlet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-060
ZDI-CAN-1659

CVE ID CVE-2012-5209
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Intelligent Management Center
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12864. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP Intelligent Management Center. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the flexFileUpload servlet. This servlet exposes file upload functionalities and suffers from a directory traversal vulnerability which allows a file to be written to the server. By abusing this behavior an attacker can place a file and leverage the situation to achieve remote code execution as the SYSTEM user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c03689276
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2012-11-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-04-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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