Advisory Details

April 9th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Intelligent Management Center SyslogDownloadServlet Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-13-061
ZDI-CAN-1660

CVE ID CVE-2012-5206
CVSS SCORE 9.4, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Intelligent Management Center
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12865. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
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 SyslogDownloadServlet servlet. This servlet suffers from a directory traversal 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.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c03689276
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2012-11-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-04-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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