Advisory Details

May 30th, 2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center ByteMessageResource transformEntity Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-19-528
ZDI-CAN-6943

CVE ID CVE-2019-11956
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 transformEntity method of the ByteMessageResource class. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in deserialization of untrusted data. An attacker can leverage this in conjuction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary 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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