VDB-73194 · CVE-2014-2608 · BID 71613

HP Smart Update Manager up to 6.3.1 information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in HP Smart Update Manager up to 6.3.1. It has been classified as problematic. Affected is some unknown functionality of the component Update Manager. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in HP Smart Update Manager 6.x before 6.4.1 on Windows, and 6.2.x through 6.4.x before 6.4.1 on Linux, allows local users to obtain sensitive information, and consequently gain privileges, via unknown vectors.

The weakness was shared 12/10/2014 (Website). The advisory is available at h20564.www2.hp.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-2608 since 03/24/2014. The exploitability is told to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 76769 (HP Smart Update Manager 6.x < 6.4.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

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 vulnerability database at Tenable (76769).






CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Remote: No

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Nessus ID: 76769
Nessus Name: HP Smart Update Manager 6.x < 6.4.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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03/24/2014 🔍
12/09/2014 +260 days 🔍
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12/10/2014 +1 days 🔍
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01/05/2015 +26 days 🔍
03/27/2015 +81 days 🔍
04/07/2022 +2568 days 🔍


Vendor: hp.com

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

CVE: CVE-2014-2608 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 47913 - HP Smart Update Manager Local Information Disclosure, Low
SecurityFocus: 71613 - HP Smart Update Manager CVE-2014-2608 Unspecified Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability


Created: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 04/07/2022 04:47 PM
Changes: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM (57), 06/17/2017 07:31 AM (3), 04/07/2022 04:47 PM (3)
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