Secunia Research: HP Power Manager "formExportDataLogs" Directory Traversal

2010-01-21T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:23085
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-01-21T00:00:00

Description

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                 Secunia Research 20/01/2009

- HP Power Manager "formExportDataLogs" 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 Power Manager version 4.2.9.

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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

Rating: Moderately critical Impact: System access Where: Local network

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

"HP Power Manager is a web-based application that enables administrators to manage an HP UPS from a browser-based management console. ... A familiar browser interface provides secure access to Management Servers anywhere on the network."

Product Link: http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/proliantstorage/power- protection/software/power-manager/index.html

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

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in HP Power Manager, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input sanitation error when handling "fileName" parameters passed to /goform/formExportDataLogs. This can be exploited to overwrite arbitrary files with almost arbitrary data via directory traversal attacks.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

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

Update to version 4.2.10.

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

10/11/2009 - Vendor notified. 11/11/2009 - Vendor response 05/01/2010 - Vendor provides status update. 20/01/2010 - Public Disclosure.

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

Discovered by Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research.

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

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2009-4000 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/2009-48/

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

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