Advisory Details

November 30th, 2016

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

ZDI-16-616
ZDI-CAN-3729

CVE ID CVE-2016-8511
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 24934. 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 the exposed RPCServlet. 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-c05344849
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-07-18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-11-30 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Jacob Baines
Tenable Network Security
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