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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 an input sanitation error when handling "fileName" parameters passed to /goform/formExportDataLogs. This can be exploited to overwrite arbitrary files with almost arbitrary data via directory traversal attacks.
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-2009-4000 for the vulnerability.
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