HP ProCurve Manager 3.20 adCert input validation

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A vulnerability classified as very critical was found in HP ProCurve Manager 3.20 (Router Operating System). This vulnerability affects an unknown function. The manipulation of the argument adCert with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

UpdateDomainControllerServlet in the SNAC registration server in HP ProCurve Manager (PCM) 3.20 and 4.0, PCM+ 3.20 and 4.0, and Identity Driven Manager (IDM) 4.0 does not properly validate the adCert argument, which allows remote attackers to upload .jsp files and consequently execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, aka ZDI-CAN-1743.

The weakness was presented 09/16/2013 (Website). The advisory is available at zerodayinitiative.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2013-4811 since 07/12/2013. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/07/2022).

It is declared as highly functional. As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 121592 (HP ProCurve Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities).

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 13429.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (87008).







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Class: Input validation

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Highly functional

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MetaSploit ID: hp_pcm_snac_update_domain.rb
MetaSploit Name: HP ProCurve Manager SNAC UpdateDomainControllerServlet File Upload
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D2Sec: http://www.d2sec.com/exploits/hp_pcm+_snac_registration_server_updatedomaincontrollerservlet_file_upload.html

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07/12/2013 🔍
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Vendor: hp.com

Advisory: zerodayinitiative.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2013-4811 (🔍)
X-Force: 87008
SecurityTracker: 1029010
Vulnerability Center: 42017 - HP PCM and PCM+ 3.20, 4.0 IDM 4.0 and ALM Remote Code Execution Vulnerability via upload.jsp, Critical
SecurityFocus: 62349
Secunia: 54788 - HP ProCurve Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical


Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 01/07/2022 12:58 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (66), 01/29/2018 04:08 PM (5), 01/07/2022 12:58 PM (3)
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