53235 : HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) OpenView5.exe Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-02-06
Time to Patch
230 days

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2008-4559" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) 7.01, 7.51, and 7.53 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in argument fields to the (1) webappmon.exe or (2) OpenView5.exe CGI program. NOTE: this issue may be partially covered by CVE-2009-0205.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Private, Exploit Commercial
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

HP has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Additionally, it is possible to temporarily work around the flaw by implementing the following workaround: By default, the NNM CGI applications do not require a user to be authenticated. By changing the session.conf file and setting UserLogin to ON, it is possible to require valid credentials in order to run. The 'ovhtpasswd' application can then be used to add valid credentials to the password file.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-02-09 | Disagree?

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