Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center TopoReqServlet Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2017-11-06T00:00:00
ID ZDI-17-854
Type zdi
Reporter Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Offensive Security
Modified 2017-11-07T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Intelligent Management Center. Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.

The specific flaw exists within TopoReqServlet servlet, which listens on TCP ports 8080 and 8443 by default. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in deserialization of untrusted data. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of SYSTEM.