Advisory Details

June 27th, 2013

VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager ImageUploadServlet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-147
ZDI-CAN-1852

CVE ID CVE-2013-3520
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS VMWare, Inc.
AFFECTED PRODUCTS vCenter Chargeback Manager
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the handling of requests to the ImageUploadServlet. This service exposes the functionality which contains a flaw that allows attackers to create files at arbitrary locations with attacker controlled data. This can be leveraged by an attacker gain to remote code execution under the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS VMWare, Inc. has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0008.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-04-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-06-27 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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