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

ZDI-17-831: October 3rd, 2017

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Vulnerability Details


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

The specific flaw exists within the MibBrowserTopoFilterServlet, which listens on TCP ports 8080 and 8443 by default. 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 vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in 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

    2017-05-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-10-03 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Offensive Security