Novell Zenworks Rtrlet doPost Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-15-151
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2015-06-22T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell Zenworks. By default, authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the doPost method of the Rtrlet class. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize the path of files uploaded, allowing files to be placed anywhere on the server. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current process.