ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP StatusUpdateServlet fileName File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2015-01-07T00:00:00
ID ZDI-15-006
Type zdi
Reporter Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
Modified 2015-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the StatusUpdateServlet servlet. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize the filenames uploaded to the servlet. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of SYSTEM.