Advisory Details

April 3rd, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Application Information Optimizer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-042
ZDI-CAN-1656

CVE ID CVE-2013-6203
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Application Information Optimizer
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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

The specific flaw exists within the ability to access configuration pages without authentication. The issue lies in a failure to remove files after the initial configuration has occurred. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the user running the service.

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-c04140965
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-10-14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-04-03 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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