hp Managed Printing Administration up to 2.6.2 path traversal

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A vulnerability has been found in hp Managed Printing Administration up to 2.6.2 (Printing Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component Administration. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-22. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 12/26/2011 by Andrea Micalizzi (rgod) (Website). The advisory is available at zerodayinitiative.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2011-4168 since 10/21/2011. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 57701 (HP Managed Printing Administration jobDelivery Script Directory Traversal (intrusive check)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

Upgrading to version 2.6.3 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 11699.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (71947), Vulnerability Center (SBV-34180) and Tenable (57701). See 59819, 59817 and 59816 for similar entries.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

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Class: Directory traversal
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 57701
Nessus Name: HP Managed Printing Administration jobDelivery Script Directory Traversal (intrusive check)
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OpenVAS ID: 902654
OpenVAS Name: HP Managed Printing Administration Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Managed Printing Administration 2.6.3
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10/21/2011 🔍
12/22/2011 +62 days 🔍
12/26/2011 +4 days 🔍
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Vendor: https://www.hp.com/

Advisory: zerodayinitiative.com
Researcher: Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2011-4168 (🔍)
X-Force: 71947
Vulnerability Center: 34180 - HP Managed Printing Administration Before 2.6.4 jobDelivery/Default.asp Remote Directory Traversal, Medium
SecurityFocus: 51174 - HP Managed Printing Administration Multiple Remote Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/28/2021 02:38 PM
Changes: (3) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore exploit_price_0day source_nessus_risk
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