TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Network Automation RedirectServlet SQL Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-331: May 11th, 2017


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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Network Automation. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the RedirectServlet component. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to construct SQL queries. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute SQL under the context of SYSTEM.

Vendor Response

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2016-12-15 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-05-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory


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