TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative
 

Hewlett-Packard Intelligent Management Center RssServlet Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-13-062: April 9th, 2013

CVE ID

CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

TippingPoint™ IPS Customer Protection

TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12866. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:

Vulnerability Details


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information on vulnerable installations of HP Intelligent Management Center. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the RssServlet servlet. This servlet suffers from a XML external entity injection vulnerability which allows any file readable by SYSTEM to be disclosed. By abusing this behavior an attacker can disclose administrative credentials and possibly leverage this situation to achieve remote code execution.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2012-11-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2013-04-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod