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NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.
Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: System access
Where: Local network
"HP Power Manager is a web-based application that enables administrators to manage an HP UPS from a browser-based management console. ... A familiar browser interface provides secure access to Management Servers anywhere on the network."
Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in HP Power Manager, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing parameters sent to the /goform/formExportDataLogs URL. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long "fileName" parameter.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
Update to version 4.2.10.
Discovered by Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2009-3999 for the vulnerability.
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