Advisory Details

March 11th, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center FileUploadServlet Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-164
ZDI-CAN-4055

CVE ID CVE-2017-5794
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett Packard Enterprise
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Intelligent Management Center
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 25482, 25483. 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 Intelligent Management Center. Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.

The specific flaw exists within FileUploadServlet. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of SYSTEM.

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-hpesbhf03715en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-10-17 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-03-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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