Hewlett-Packard Power Manager Administration Web Server Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-10-292: December 16th, 2010
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard Power Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the handling of URL parameters when posting to the login form of the web based management web server. Proper bounds checking is not applied when parsing the Login variable which can result in an exploitable stack overflow. Successful exploitation can lead to complete system compromise under the SYSTEM credentials.
Vendor ResponseHewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2010-06-03 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-12-16 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Tenable Network Security
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod