Advisory Details

July 26th, 2018

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center imcwlandm strMac Stack-based Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-18-777
ZDI-CAN-5671

CVE ID CVE-2017-8990
CVSS SCORE 10.0, (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 handling of the strMac parameter provided to the macToByte method. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the length of user-supplied data prior to copying it to a fixed-length stack-based buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in 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=hpesbhf03852en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2018-02-23 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2018-07-26 - Coordinated public release of advisory
  • 2018-07-26 - Advisory Updated
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