HP Client Automation Enterprise Unspecified Configuration Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1025205|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1025205
(Links to External Site)
Date: Mar 14 2011
Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): v5.11, v7.2, v7.5, v7.8, and v7.9|
A vulnerability was reported in HP Client Automation Enterprise (HPCA). A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
The system is vulnerable when in an unspecified non-standard configuration.
An anonymous researcher reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative.
A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
The vendor recommends following the configuration advice in Notify Security, KM99956, available at:|
The vendor's advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02750690 (Links to External Site)
|Underlying OS: Windows (Any)|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBMA02644 SSRT100284 rev.1 - HP Client Automation Enterprise (HPCA) Running on Windows, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c02750690
HPSBMA02644 SSRT100284 rev.1 - HP Client Automation Enterprise (HPCA) Running on Windows, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2011-03-14
Last Updated: 2011-03-14
Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security problem has been identified with HP Client Automation Enterprise software (HPCA) running on Windows. HPCA was formerly known as Radia Notify. This vulnerability could be exploited to allow execution of arbitrary code.
References: CVE-2011-0889, ZDI-CAN-914
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Client Automation v5.11, v7.2, v7.5, v7.8, and v7.9
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2011-0889 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks an anonymous security researcher working with TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative for reporting this vulnerability to firstname.lastname@example.org
The vulnerability is caused by a non standard configuration and can be resolved by verifying configuration of HP Client Automation Enterprise software (HPCA). Follow the advice from the article for Notify Security, KM99956.
Documentation for this resolution (KM99956) is available from the HP Software Support Online portal at http://support.openview.hp.com/selfsolve/document/KM99956
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