HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 MSA Default Account path traversal

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A vulnerability was found in HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 MSA (the affected version is unknown). It has been declared as very critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component Default Account. 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. CVE summarizes:

HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 MSA array systems have a default account, which makes it easier for remote attackers to perform administrative tasks via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-4788.

The weakness was published 01/12/2012 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at zerodayinitiative.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2012-0697 since 01/12/2012. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 11/28/2021).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 51418 (HP StorageWorks MSA P2000 Default Credentials), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gain a shell remotely.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (72372) and Tenable (51418). Similar entry is available at 59914.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.8

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Class: Directory traversal
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 51418
Nessus Name: HP StorageWorks MSA P2000 Default Credentials
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OpenVAS ID: 103431
OpenVAS Name: HP StorageWorks Default Accounts and Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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01/05/2011 🔍
01/12/2012 +372 days 🔍
01/12/2012 +0 days 🔍
01/12/2012 +0 days 🔍
03/23/2015 +1166 days 🔍
11/28/2021 +2442 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.hp.com/

Advisory: zerodayinitiative.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2012-0697 (🔍)
X-Force: 72372
SecurityFocus: 51399

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/28/2021 06:45 PM
Changes: (2) source_securityfocus source_nessus_risk
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