McAfee Cloud Identity Manager ExtensionAccessServlet Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ID ZDI-14-050
Type zdi
Reporter Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
Modified 2014-11-09T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of McAfee Cloud Identify Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within a servlet called ExtensionAccessServlet which contains a directory traversal vulnerability inside the path info string of a GET request. A remote attacker can leverage this vulnerability to read arbitrary files from the underlying OS with SYSTEM privileges.