Advisory Details

August 22nd, 2012

(0Day) HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance Unauthenticated Access Remote Command Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-12-166
ZDI-CAN-1467

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS LeftHand Virtual SAN
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The flaw exists within the hydra component which listens by default on 13841/tcp. The hydra daemon is responsible for management remote operations such as user creation, snapshots, etc. Insufficient authentication is performed prior to performing administrative level tasks. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the process.

VENDOR RESPONSE Hewlett-Packard states:


This vulnerability is being disclosed publicly without a patch in accordance with the ZDI 180 day deadline.


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2011-12-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2012-08-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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