Hewlett Packard Enterprise Application Performance Management System Health Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

2017-09-07T00:00:00
ID ZDI-17-722
Type zdi
Reporter rgod
Modified 2017-09-07T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to escalate privileges on vulnerable installations of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Application Performance Management System Health. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the configuration of the System Health service, which listens on TCP port 18080 by default. By submitting a crafted request, an attacker can bypass authentication to access the web application. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM.