Advisory Details

March 9th, 2010

Hewlett-Packard OVPI helpmanager Servlet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-026
ZDI-CAN-474

CVE ID CVE-2010-0447
CVSS SCORE 10.0, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS OpenView Performance Insight
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9509. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands on vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard Performance Insight. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the handling of requests to the helpmanager servlet running on the Performance Insight web server. Insufficient input validation and authentication allows for arbitrary JSP pages to be uploaded which can be leveraged to execute arbitrary OS commands. Exploitation of this vulnerability allows an attacker to gain control of the affected system under SYSTEM credentials.

VENDOR RESPONSE Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
HP Document ID c02033170
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2009-04-15 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-03-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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