HP Intelligent Management Center 5.2 information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in HP Intelligent Management Center 5.2 (Log Management Software). Affected by this issue is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. Impacted is confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in HP Intelligent Management Center (iMC) and HP IMC Branch Intelligent Management System Software Module (aka BIMS) allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via unknown vectors, aka ZDI-CAN-1607.

The weakness was presented 10/13/2013 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at h20564.www2.hp.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2013-4823 since 07/12/2013. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592.

It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 71887 (HP Intelligent Management Center BIMS Module Information Disclosure), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc..

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 13208.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (87793) and Tenable (71887). See 65287 for similar entry.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Highly functional

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Nessus ID: 71887
Nessus Name: HP Intelligent Management Center BIMS Module Information Disclosure
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MetaSploit ID: hp_imc_bims_downloadservlet_traversal.rb
MetaSploit Name: HP Intelligent Management BIMS DownloadServlet Directory Traversal
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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07/12/2013 🔍
10/08/2013 +88 days 🔍
10/13/2013 +5 days 🔍
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12/23/2013 +71 days 🔍
01/09/2014 +17 days 🔍
03/24/2015 +439 days 🔍
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Vendor: hp.com

Advisory: h20564.www2.hp.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2013-4823 (🔍)
X-Force: 87793
Vulnerability Center: 42677 - HP iMC and BIMS Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability via bimsDownload, High
SecurityFocus: 62897

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Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 01/08/2022 04:44 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (65), 05/18/2017 05:08 PM (3), 01/08/2022 04:44 PM (3)
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