McAfee Cloud Identity Manager ExtensionAccessServlet Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2014-04-03T00:00:00
ID ZDI-14-050
Type zdi
Reporter Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
Modified 2014-11-09T00:00:00

Description

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.