HP Operations Manager hidden Tomcat account

2010-06-18T00:00:00
ID SAINT:88789BF22A82B3B79355F9F1C375C644
Type saint
Reporter SAINT Corporation
Modified 2010-06-18T00:00:00

Description

Added: 06/18/2010
CVE: CVE-2009-3843
BID: 37086
OSVDB: 60317

Background

HP Operations Manager is a consolidated event and performance management console that correlates infrastructure, network and end-user experience events across an IT infrastructure.

Problem

A hidden Apache Tomcat account allows remote attackers to use the org.apache.catalina.manager.HTMLManagerServlet class to upload arbitrary files, leading to arbitrary code execution.

Resolution

Apply the patch referenced in HPSBMA02478 SSRT090251.

References

<http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-085/>

Limitations

Exploit works on HP Operations Manager A.08.10 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.

Platforms

Windows