Advisory Details

March 11th, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center FileDownloadServlet fileName Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-165
ZDI-CAN-4053

CVE ID CVE-2017-5795
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett Packard Enterprise
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Intelligent Management Center
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 25469, 25470. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information 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 FileDownloadServlet. 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 disclose sensitive information under the context of SYSTEM.

VENDOR RESPONSE 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-hpesbhf03714en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-10-17 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-03-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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