Advisory Details

January 25th, 2018

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center UrlAccessController Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

ZDI-18-139
ZDI-CAN-4757

CVE ID CVE-2017-8982
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N)
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 25496. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to escalate privileges on vulnerable installations of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center Smart Connect with Wireless Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the UrlAccessController servlet. The issue results from the lack of proper filtering of URLs. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges to resources normally protected from the user.

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-hpesbhf03809en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-08-15 - 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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