Advisory Details

September 5th, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Operations Orchestration Central-Remoting Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-715
ZDI-CAN-4563

CVE ID CVE-2017-8994
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett Packard Enterprise
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Operations Orchestration
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 28211. 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 Operations Orchestration. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the central-remoting servlet. The issue lies in the failure to properly validate user-supplied data, which can result in deserialization of untrusted data. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.

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-hpesbgn03767en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-03-24 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-09-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Jacob Baines - Tenable Network Security
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