HP OpenView Performance Insight 5.31 doPost memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as very critical was found in HP OpenView Performance Insight 5.31 (Network Management Software). Affected by this vulnerability is the function doPost of the component HP OpenView. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

HP OpenView Performance Insight Server 5.2, 5.3, 5.31, 5.4, and 5.41 contains a "hidden account" in the com.trinagy.security.XMLUserManager Java class, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the doPost method in the com.trinagy.servlet.HelpManagerServlet class.

The weakness was published 01/31/2011. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2011-0276. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/08/2015).

It is declared as highly functional. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 51850 (HP OpenView Performance Insight Server Backdoor Account), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 9256.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (65038), Vulnerability Center (SBV-29578) and Tenable (51850).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 10.0

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Highly functional
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Nessus ID: 51850
Nessus Name: HP OpenView Performance Insight Server Backdoor Account
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OpenVAS ID: 103060
OpenVAS Name: HP OpenView Performance Insight Server doPost() Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
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Saint ID: exploit_info/hp_ovpi_server_backdoor
Saint Name: HP OpenView Performance Insight Server Backdoor Account

MetaSploit ID: hp_openview_insight_backdoor.rb
MetaSploit Name: HP OpenView Performance Insight Server Backdoor Account Code Execution
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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Vendor: https://www.hp.com/

Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2011-0276 (🔍)
X-Force: 65038
Vulnerability Center: 29578 - HP OpenView Performance Insight Server Remote Code Execution via a \, High
SecurityFocus: 46079
OSVDB: 70754 - HP OpenView Performance Insight com.trinagy.security.XMLUserManager Default Account Arbitrary File Upload


Created: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM
Updated: 07/08/2015 02:19 PM
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