Advisory Details

October 3rd, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center WebDMServlet Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-833
ZDI-CAN-4761

CVE ID CVE-2017-12558
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett Packard Enterprise
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Intelligent Management Center
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the WebDMServlet, which listens on TCP ports 8080 and 8443 by default. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in deserialization of untrusted data. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM.

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-hpesbhf03778en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-05-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-10-03 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Offensive Security
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