HPE iMC PLAT 7.3 E0504 JSF Expression Language input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in HPE iMC PLAT 7.3 E0504 (Log Management Software). Affected is some unknown functionality of the component JSF Expression Language Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 08/11/2017. The weakness was released 08/11/2017 by Steven Seeley (mr_me) with Zero Day Initiative as HPESBHF03768 as confirmed security bulletin (Website) via ZDI (Zero Day Initiative). The advisory is available at h20565.www2.hpe.com. The public release was coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2017-12539 since 08/05/2017. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. A authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 102500 (H3C / HPE Intelligent Management Center PLAT < 7.3 E0506 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc. and running in the context remote.

Applying the patch 7.3 E0506 is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityTracker (ID 1039152) and Tenable (102500). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 105314, 105368, 105367 and 105365.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.6

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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 102500
Nessus Name: H3C / HPE Intelligent Management Center PLAT < 7.3 E0506 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 802776
OpenVAS Name: HP Intelligent Management Center (iMC) Multiple RCE Vulnerabilities
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Patch: 7.3 E0506


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Vendor: https://www.hpe.com/

Advisory: HPESBHF03768
Researcher: Steven Seeley (mr_me)
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-12539 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1039152
SecurityFocus: 100367 - HP Intelligent Management Center PLAT Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

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Created: 08/16/2017 03:58 AM
Updated: 11/07/2019 11:14 AM
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