Advisory Details

April 3rd, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Application Information Optimizer Credential Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-14-041
ZDI-CAN-2004

CVE ID CVE-2013-6204
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Application Information Optimizer
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13273. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP Application Information Optimizer. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the password reset functionality. It is possible for an attacker to reach this function in such a way that the password of a random account on the system will be reset, and both the account name and new password will be returned to the attacker.

VENDOR RESPONSE 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-c04140965
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-12-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-04-03 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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