Secunia Research: HP OpenView Network Node Manager OpenView5.exe Directory Traversal

2008-04-15T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:19642
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2008-04-15T00:00:00

Description

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                 Secunia Research 14/04/2008
  • HP OpenView Network Node Manager OpenView5.exe 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

====================================================================== 1) Affected Software

  • HP OpenView Network Node Manager 7.51

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

====================================================================== 2) Severity

Rating: Less critical Impact: Exposure of sensitive information Exposure of system information Where: Local network

====================================================================== 3) Vendor's Description of Software

"This software provides a vast amount of automation, including event correlation and automated monitoring of your network to improve the efficiency and productivity of your IT staff."

Product Link: http://www.openview.hp.com/products/nnm/

====================================================================== 4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in HP OpenView Network Node Manager, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose certain information.

It is possible to download or view arbitrary files by sending a HTTP request to the OpenView5.exe CGI application and passing strings containing directory traversal sequences to the "Action" parameter.

====================================================================== 5) Solution

Filter malicious characters or character sequences using e.g. a web proxy.

====================================================================== 6) Time Table

07/01/2008 - Vendor notified. 07/01/2008 - Vendor response. 14/04/2008 - Public disclosure due to disclosure by a third party.

====================================================================== 7) Credits

Discovered by JJ Reyes, Secunia Research.

====================================================================== 8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2008-0068 for the vulnerability

====================================================================== 9) About Secunia

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====================================================================== 10) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-4/

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

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