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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20130610

HP System Management Homepage Command Injection Vulnerability

Date Disclosed:
6/10/2013

Date Patched:
9/18/2013

Vendor:
Hewlett-Packard Company

Affected Software:
HP System Management Homepage

Description:
A vulnerability within the HP System Management homepage allows for arbitrary commands to be executed on the vulnerable system, due to a lack of proper escaping of requested URLs.

Severity:
High

Code Execution:
Yes. Arbitrary commands can be executed.

Impact:

Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible by forming a malicious request and sending it to the affected server. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute arbitrary commands on the vulnerable system with the same rights as the web service.

Mitigation:
Update to HP System Management Homepage v7.2.2.

Protection:
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 19734 - HP System Management Homepage Shell Metacharacters Command Execution

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Status:
2013-06-10 - Original disclosure.
2013-09-18 - Updated version released.

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