VDB-81399 · CVE-2016-1996 · BID 74299

HPE System Management Homepage up to 7.5.3 privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in HPE System Management Homepage up to 7.5.3 (Network Management Software). This affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was shared 03/18/2016 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at h20564.www2.hpe.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-1996 since 01/22/2016. Attacking locally is a requirement. A 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 90150 (HP System Management Homepage < 7.5.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Logjam)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Web Servers and running in the context remote. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 86487 (HP System Management Homepage Multiple Vulnerabilities (HPSBMU03546)).

Upgrading to version 7.5.4 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-57412) and Tenable (90150). The entries 75125, 76354, 78627 and 78584 are related to this item.






  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5

VulDB Base Score: 7.7
VulDB Temp Score: 7.4
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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 90150
Nessus Name: HP System Management Homepage < 7.5.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Logjam)
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OpenVAS ID: 800192
OpenVAS Name: HP System Management Homepage Multiple Vulnerabilities(mar-2016)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: System Management Homepage 7.5.4


01/22/2016 🔍
03/15/2016 +53 days 🔍
03/18/2016 +3 days 🔍
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03/20/2016 +2 days 🔍
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03/24/2016 +4 days 🔍
07/10/2022 +2299 days 🔍


Vendor: hpe.com

Advisory: h20564.www2.hpe.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-1996 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1035325
Vulnerability Center: 57412 - HP SMH (System Management Homepage) &lt; 7.5.4 Local Information Disclosure and Data Modification Vulnerability, Low
SecurityFocus: 74299

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Created: 03/20/2016 05:29 PM
Updated: 07/10/2022 03:06 PM
Changes: 03/20/2016 05:29 PM (69), 02/01/2019 02:44 PM (12), 07/10/2022 03:06 PM (3)
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