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Check Point Advisories

HPE Intelligent Management Center CommonUtils ZIP Directory Traversal (CVE-2017-5793)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0408
Date Published: 10 May 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 10 May 2017
Source: HPE
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-5793
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? HP Intelligent Management Center 7.2 E0403P06
Vulnerability Description A directory traversal vulnerability exist in HPE Intelligent Management Center. The vulnerability is due to a lack of proper input sanitization on uploaded ZIP files handled by the CommonUtils class. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending an HTTP request containing a maliciously crafted ZIP file. Successful exploitation could result in the execution of arbitrary code under the context of the SYSTEM user.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the HPE Intelligent Management Center CommonUtils ZIP Directory Traversal protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  HPE Intelligent Management Center CommonUtils ZIP Directory Traversal