ZDI-09-094: Hewlett-Packard OpenView NNM Multiple Command Injection Vulnerabilities

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-12-09T00:00:00


ZDI-09-094: Hewlett-Packard OpenView NNM Multiple Command Injection Vulnerabilities http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-094 December 9, 2009

-- CVE ID: CVE-2009-3845

-- Affected Vendors: Hewlett-Packard

-- Affected Products: Hewlett-Packard OpenView Network Node Manager

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-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard's Network Node Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaws exist within Perl CGI executables distributed with Network Node Manager (NNM). Several of these applications fail to sanitize the hostname HTTP variable when requests are made to the NNM HTTP server which listens by default on TCP port 3443. By supplying a pipe operator a malicious attacker can insert arbitrary commands that will be executed on the remote server.

-- Vendor Response: Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:


-- Disclosure Timeline: 2009-03-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2009-12-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Anonymous

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