Advisory Details

August 11th, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center userSelectPagingContent Expression Language Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-685
ZDI-CAN-4872

CVE ID CVE-2017-12521
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 28908. 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 the handling of the beanName parameter provided to the userSelectPagingContent.xhtml endpoint. When parsing the beanName parameter, the process does not properly validate a user-supplied string before using it to render a page. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute 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-hpesbhf03768en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-06-05 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-08-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Offensive Security
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