ZDI-10-026: Hewlett-Packard OVPI helpmanager Servlet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
March 9, 2010
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendors:
-- Affected Products:
Hewlett-Packard OpenView Performance Insight
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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands
on vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard Performance Insight.
Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the handling of requests to the helpmanager
servlet running on the Performance Insight web server. Insufficient
input validation and authentication allows for arbitrary JSP pages to be
uploaded which can be leveraged to execute arbitrary OS commands.
Exploitation of this vulnerability allows an attacker to gain control of
the affected system under SYSTEM credentials.
-- Vendor Response:
Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2009-04-15 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-03-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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