Advisory Details

May 30th, 2019

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

ZDI-19-526
ZDI-CAN-6888

CVE ID CVE-2019-11955
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 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 beanName parameter provided to the devSoftSel.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?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03930en_us&withFrame
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2019-02-05 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2019-05-30 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Matthias Kaiser and Steven Seeley of Incite Team (Source Incite)
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