Advisory Details

September 7th, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Application Performance Management System Health Email Servlet Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-721
ZDI-CAN-4456

CVE ID CVE-2017-13985
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett Packard Enterprise
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Application Performance Management System Health
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 27701. 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 Application Performance Management System Health. Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.

The specific flaw exists within the Email servlet, which listens on TCP port 18080 by default. 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.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Hewlett Packard Enterprise has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://softwaresupport.hpe.com/km/KM02942065
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-02-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-09-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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