Advisory Details

November 21st, 2022

Hewlett Packard Enterprise OfficeConnect 1820 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

ZDI-22-1623
ZDI-CAN-17747

CVE ID CVE-2022-37932
CVSS SCORE 8.8, (AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett Packard Enterprise
AFFECTED PRODUCTS OfficeConnect 1820
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows network-adjacent attackers to bypass authentication on affected installations of Hewlett Packard Enterprise OfficeConnect 1820 switches. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the default_password_cfg.lua endpoint. The issue results from the lack of authentication prior to allowing access to functionality. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to bypass authentication on the system and execute code in the context of root.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Hewlett Packard Enterprise has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/docDisplay?docLocale=en_US&docId=hpesbnw04383en_us
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-09-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-11-21 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Fernando Munoz
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