Advisory Details

January 29th, 2020

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center addDeviceToView Expression Language Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-19-1042
ZDI-CAN-8968

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 execute arbitrary code 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 handling of the beanName parameter provided to the addDeviceToView.xhtml endpoint. When parsing the beanName parameter, the process does not properly validate a user-supplied string before using it to render a page. 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=a00093539en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2019-08-16 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2020-01-29 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite
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