Advisory Details

January 7th, 2015

ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP StatusUpdateServlet fileName File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-006
ZDI-CAN-2443

CVE ID CVE-2014-5005
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS ManageEngine
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Destkop Central MSP
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 16588. 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 StatusUpdateServlet servlet. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize the filenames uploaded to the servlet. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of SYSTEM.

VENDOR RESPONSE ManageEngine has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.manageengine.com/desktop-management-msp/service-packs.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-08-18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-01-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
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