Advisory Details

January 25th, 2018

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center redirectviewer Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-18-138
ZDI-CAN-4905

CVE ID CVE-2017-8983
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 29144. 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 parafile parameter provided to the redirectviewer servlet. When parsing this parameter, the process does not properly validate a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. 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://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03808en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-07-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2018-01-25 - Coordinated public release of advisory
  • 2018-01-25 - Advisory Updated
CREDIT Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Offensive Security
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