HP System Insight Manager Flaws Let Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges and Remote Users Conduct Cross-Site Scripting and Cross-Site Request Forgery Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1023927|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1023927
CVE-2010-1036, CVE-2010-1037, CVE-2010-1038
(Links to External Site)
Date: Apr 28 2010
Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): prior to 6.0|
Several vulnerabilities were reported in HP System Insight Manager. A remote authenticated user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting and cross-site request forgery attacks.|
A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges [CVE-2010-1038].
A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser [CVE-2010-1036, CVE-2010-1037]. The code will originate from the site running the HP System Insight Manager software and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.
A remote authenticated user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.|
A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site running the HP System Insight Manager software, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.
The vendor has issued a fix (6.0), available at:|
The vendor's advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02027185 (Links to External Site)
Access control error, Input validation error|
|Underlying OS: Linux (Any), UNIX (HP/UX), Windows (Any)|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBMA02525 SSRT100083 rev.1 - HP System Insight Manager Running on HP-UX, Linux, and Windows , Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS), Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF), Privilege Elevation|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c02027185
HPSBMA02525 SSRT100083 rev.1 - HP System Insight Manager Running on HP-UX, Linux, and Windows , Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS), Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF), Privilege Elevation
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2010-04-27
Last Updated: 2010-04-27
Potential Security Impact: Remote cross site scripting (XSS), cross site request forgery (CSRF), privilege elevation
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP Systems Insight Manager running on HP-UX, Linux, and Windows. The vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to allow cross site scripting (XSS), cross site request forgery (CSRF), and privilege elevation.
References: CVE-2008-1468, CVE-2010-1036 (XSS), CVE-2010-1037 (CSRF), CVE-2010-1038 (privilege escalation)
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP System Insight Manager running on HP-UX, Linux, and Windows for all versions prior to v6.0
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2008-1468 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 4.3
CVE-2010-1036 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.8
CVE-2010-1037 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.8
CVE-2010-1038 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N) 5.5
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided the following update to resolve the vulnerabilities.
HP System Insight Manager version 6.0 or subsequent for HP-UX, Linux, and Windows
HP System Insight Manager version 6.0 for HP-UX contains Namazu v2.0.19
HP System Insight Manager version 6.0 for Linux contains Namazu v2.0.19
HP System Insight Manager version 6.0 for Windows contains Namazu v2.0.18
The update can be downloaded from http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/management/hpsim/index.html
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
Update to HP System Insight Manager v6.0 or subsequent
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AFFECTED VERSIONS (for HP-UX)
action: install revision C.06.00.00.00
END AFFECTED VERSIONS (for HP-UX)
Version:1 (rev.1) - 27 April 2010 Initial release
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