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[Full-disclosure] Secunia Research: HP Power Manager "formExportDataLogs" Directory Traversal

From: Secunia Research <remove-vuln_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 12:22:29 GMT
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Secunia Research 20/01/2009
  • HP Power Manager "formExportDataLogs" Directory Traversal -

Table of Contents Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3 Description of Vulnerability.........................................4 Solution.............................................................5 Time Table...........................................................6 Credits..............................................................7 References...........................................................8 About Secunia........................................................9 Verification........................................................10
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1) Affected Software
  • HP Power Manager version 4.2.9.

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.



2) Severity

Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: System access
Where: Local network



3) Vendor's Description of Software

"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."

Product Link:
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/proliantstorage/power- protection/software/power-manager/index.html



4) Description of Vulnerability

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.



5) Solution

Update to version 4.2.10.



6) Time Table 10/11/2009 - Vendor notified. 11/11/2009 - Vendor response 05/01/2010 - Vendor provides status update. 20/01/2010 - Public Disclosure.
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7) Credits

Discovered by Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research.



8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2009-4000 for the vulnerability.



9) About Secunia

Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence relevant to their specific system configuration:

http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/

Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory database as a service to the security community and private individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security.

http://secunia.com/advisories/

Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the security and reliability of software in general:

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Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below to see currently vacant positions:

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  1. Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-48/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/




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