Advisory Details

September 21st, 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Network Automation RMI Registry Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-523
ZDI-CAN-3728

CVE ID CVE-2016-4385
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett Packard Enterprise
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Network Automation
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24931. 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 Enterprise Network Automation. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within an exposed RMI registry on TCP port 6099. By sending a crafted request, the application can be made to deserialize untrusted data. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Hewlett Packard Enterprise has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c05279098
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-05-24 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-09-21 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Jacob Baines - Tenable Network Security
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