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Hewlett-Packard Power Manager Administration Web Server Stack Overflow Vulnerability



ZDI-09-081: Hewlett-Packard Power Manager Administration Web Server Stack Overflow Vulnerability
ZDI-09-081: Hewlett-Packard Power Manager Administration Web Server Stack Overflow Vulnerability



ZDI-09-081: Hewlett-Packard Power Manager Administration Web Server Stack Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-081 
November 5, 2009

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2009-2685

-- Affected Vendors:
Hewlett-Packard

-- Affected Products:
Hewlett-Packard Power Manager

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 8314. 
For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

http://www.tippingpoint.com 

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard Power Manager.
Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the handling of URL parameters when posting
to the login form of the web based management web server. Proper bounds
checking is not applied when parsing the Login variable which can result
in an exploitable stack overflow. Successful exploitation can lead to
complete system compromise under the SYSTEM credentials.

-- Vendor Response:
Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01905743 

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2009-06-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2009-11-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * Janek Vind

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