Advisory Details

December 11th, 2014

ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP NativeAppServlet UDID JSON Object Code Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-420
ZDI-CAN-2445

CVE ID CVE-2014-9371
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS ManageEngine
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Destkop Central MSP
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 16591. 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 ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the NativeAppServlet servlet. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize JSON data before processing it. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS ManageEngine has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://uploads.zohocorp.com/Internal_Useruploads/Desktop_Central/p195gob20s1pas1fnv1qb9j3bvng0/ManageEngine_Desktop_Central_MSP_9_0_SP-0_75.ppm
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-08-18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-12-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
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