HP Power Manager Remote Code Execution

2009-11-06T00:00:00
ID SAINT:0C0868A0BD3EB1BCA4815B055B7D5160
Type saint
Reporter SAINT Corporation
Modified 2009-11-06T00:00:00

Description

Added: 11/06/2009
CVE: CVE-2009-2685
BID: 36933
OSVDB: 59684

Background

HP Power Manager is a web-based application that enables administrators to manage an HP UPS from a browser-based management console.

Problem

A stack-based buffer overflow in the HP Power Manager management web server allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the Login variable of the login form.

Resolution

HP's resolution is to limit access to trusted users.

References

<http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-081/>

Limitations

Exploit works on HP Power Manager 4.2.7. Windows patch KB933729 (rpct4.dll version 5.2.3790.4115) must be installed.

Platforms

Windows