TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

HP Managed Printing Administration img_id Multiple Vulnerabilities

ZDI-12-001: January 5th, 2012


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Affected Products

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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to remotely manipulate the application database and delete arbitrary files on vulnerable installations of HP Managed Printing Administration. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists and is duplicated within the following scripts:


Input via the img_id parameter to the aforementioned scripts can be manipulated to perform SQL injection. Additionally, directory traversal can be used on this parameter to delete arbitrary files.

Vendor Response

Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2011-04-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2012-01-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod