Advisory Details

January 29th, 2020

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center operatorOnlineList_content Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

ZDI-19-1041
ZDI-CAN-8965

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 8.8, (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett Packard Enterprise
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Intelligent Management Center
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to escalate privileges on affected 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 operatorOnlineList_content.xhtml or operatorOnlineList_contentOnly.xhtml endpoint. The issue results from displaying sensitive information without authentication as an admin user. 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=a00093539en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2019-09-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2020-01-29 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite
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