Advisory Details

May 18th, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Cloud Optimizer DownloadServlet Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-365
ZDI-CAN-4221

CVE ID CVE-2017-8944
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett Packard Enterprise
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Cloud Optimizer
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 26770. 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 Cloud Optimizer. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the DownloadServlet servlet. 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 root.

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-hpesbgn03748en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-12-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-05-18 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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