VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager ImageUploadServlet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-13-147
Type zdi
Reporter Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
Modified 2013-11-09T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the handling of requests to the ImageUploadServlet. This service exposes the functionality which contains a flaw that allows attackers to create files at arbitrary locations with attacker controlled data. This can be leveraged by an attacker gain to remote code execution under the context of SYSTEM.