HP Application Lifecycle Management GossipService SOAP Request Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2013-11-24T00:00:00
ID ZDI-13-262
Type zdi
Reporter Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
Modified 2013-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP Application Lifecycle Management. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the web service named GossipServiceSoapBinding. This web service is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker can leverage this to gain remote code execution under the context of the postgres user.