ZDI-07-060: HP OpenView Radia Integration Server File System Exposure Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-060.html October 23, 2007
-- CVE ID: CVE-2007-5413
-- Affected Vendor: Hewlett-Packard
-- Affected Products: HP OpenView Radia Integration Server
-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability since December 21, 2006 by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4942. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:
-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to access arbitrary files on systems with vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard OpenView Radia Integration Server. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the HTTP server bound by default to TCP port 3465. Insufficient checks on URLs containing paths such as '~root' allows attackers to access arbitrary files in the underlying OS. Accessing configuration files that contain LDAP and database credentials can lead to further compromise.
-- Vendor Response: Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability.
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2006.12.18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2006.12.21 - Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers 2007.10.23 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by an anonymous researcher.
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