HP SiteScope up to 11.12/11.24.x/11.30.x privileges management

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in HP SiteScope up to 11.12/11.24.x/11.30.x. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. The software does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in HP SiteScope 11.1x before 11.13, 11.2x before 11.24.391, and 11.3x before 11.30.521 allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via unknown vectors, aka ZDI-CAN-2567.

The weakness was disclosed 05/25/2015 with 3S Labs as ZDI-CAN-2567 as confirmed advisory (ZDI). It is possible to read the advisory at h20564.www2.hp.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-2120 since 02/27/2015. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84088 (HP SiteScope Log Analysis Tool Remote Privilege Escalation (uncredentialed check)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 19951.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84088).





  • commercial


  • end of life (version)

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 84088
Nessus Name: HP SiteScope Log Analysis Tool Remote Privilege Escalation (uncredentialed check)
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OpenVAS ID: 103149
OpenVAS Name: HP SiteScope Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
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Vendor: hp.com

Advisory: ZDI-CAN-2567
Organization: 3S Labs
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-2120 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1032395 - HP SiteScope Unspecified Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Vulnerability Center: 50545 - HP SiteScope 11.1x, 11.2x, 11.3x Remote Privileges Escalation Vulnerability, High
SecurityFocus: 74801 - HP SiteScope CVE-2015-2120 Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability


Created: 05/26/2015 10:29 AM
Updated: 05/19/2022 10:22 AM
Changes: 05/26/2015 10:29 AM (69), 06/30/2017 05:59 AM (7), 05/19/2022 10:22 AM (3)
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