Advisory Details

June 12th, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Universal CMDB UploadFileOnUIServerServlet Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-393
ZDI-CAN-4342

CVE ID CVE-2017-8947
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett Packard Enterprise
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Universal CMDB
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 27222. 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 Universal CMDB. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within UploadFileOnUIServerServlet 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 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-hpesbgn03758en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-12-15 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-06-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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