Advisory Details

November 24th, 2013

HP Application Lifecycle Management GossipService SOAP Request Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-262
ZDI-CAN-1759

CVE ID CVE-2013-4836
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Application Lifecycle Management
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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

The specific flaw exists within the web service named GossipServiceSoapBinding. This web service is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker can leverage this to gain remote code execution under the context of the postgres 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-c03969436
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-02-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-11-24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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