Advisory Details

June 11th, 2014

Hewlett-Packard AutoPass License Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-195
ZDI-CAN-2031

CVE ID CVE-2013-6221
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AutoPass License Server
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13414. 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 Hewlett-Packard AutoPass License Server. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The flaw exists within the CommunicationServlet. The specific flaw is a directory traversal vulnerability, which allows an unauthenticated user to write a file anywhere on the server. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the context of 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-c04333125
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-12-09 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-06-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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