HP Storage Data Protector 8.10 memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as very critical was found in HP Storage Data Protector 8.10. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in HP Storage Data Protector 8.x allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

The weakness was released 07/17/2014 (Website). The advisory is shared at h20564.www2.hp.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-2623 since 03/24/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/24/2022).

A public exploit has been developed by Polunchis and been published before and not just after the advisory. It is declared as highly functional. It is possible to download the exploit at exploit-db.com. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 76616 (HP Data Protector 8.x Arbitrary Command Execution (HPSBMU03072)), 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 16628.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (94504), Vulnerability Center (SBV-45976), Tenable (76616) and Exploit-DB (34066).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
Author: Polunchis
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Nessus ID: 76616
Nessus Name: HP Data Protector 8.x Arbitrary Command Execution (HPSBMU03072)
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OpenVAS ID: 802269
OpenVAS Name: HP (OpenView Storage) Data Protector Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Saint ID: exploit_info/hp_data_protector_tesertest
Saint Name: HP Data Protector Unauthenticated Remote Code Execution

MetaSploit ID: hp_dataprotector_cmd_exec.rb
MetaSploit Name: HP Data Protector 8.10 Remote Command Execution
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03/26/2015 +205 days 🔍
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Vendor: hp.com

Advisory: 130658
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-2623 (🔍)

X-Force: 94504
SecurityTracker: 1030583
Vulnerability Center: 45976 - HP Storage Data Protector Remote Code Execution, Critical
SecurityFocus: 68672 - HP Storage Data Protector CVE-2014-2623 Unspecified Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
OSVDB: 109069

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013


Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/24/2022 09:51 PM
Changes: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM (69), 06/05/2017 10:46 AM (17), 03/24/2022 09:40 PM (3), 03/24/2022 09:51 PM (2)
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