ZDI-11-054: Hewlett-Packard Data Protector Client EXEC_CMD omni_chk_ds.sh Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
February 7, 2011 - This vulnerability is being disclosed publicly without a patch in accordance with the ZDI 180 day deadline. To view mitigations for this vulnerability please see: http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2011/02/07/zdi-disclosure-hp
-- CVSS: 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
-- Affected Vendors: Hewlett-Packard
-- Affected Products: Hewlett-Packard Data Protector
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-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows an attacker to execute remote code on vulnerable installations of the Hewlett-Packard Data Protector client. User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the filtering of the EXEC_CMD command. The Data Protector client only verifies file names, not their contents. By supplying malicious code within specific script files, arbitrary code execution is possible under the context of the current user.
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2009-01-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2011-02-07 - Public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Anonymous
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