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Category:   Device (Storage)  >   HPE StorageWorks Vendors:   HPE
HP StorageWorks Bugs Let Remote Users Traverse the Directory and Gain Administrative Access
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026514
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-4788   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 12 2012
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): StorageWorks P2000 G3
Description:   Some vulnerabilities were reported in HP StorageWorks. A remote user can gain administrative access on the target system. A remote user can view files on the target system.

The password file contains a default login account. A remote user can use the login credentials to perform administrative tasks.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted request to the web interface on TCP port 80 to view arbitrary files on the target system.

The vendor was notified on June 1, 2011.

Carlos Perez at Tenable Network Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can gain administrative access on the target system.

A remote user can view files on the target system.

Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Configuration error

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [Full-disclosure] ZDI-12-015 : (0Day) HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 Directory Traversal and Default Account Vulnerabilities

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ZDI-12-015 : (0Day) HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 Directory Traversal and
Default Account Vulnerabilities
January 12, 2012

- -- CVE ID:

- -- CVSS:
9, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:P/A:P

- -- Affected Vendors:


- -- Affected Products:

Hewlett-Packard StorageWorks P2000 G3

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vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 361,1125,2400.
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- -- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of HP MSA 2000 G3. Authentication is not
required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaws exists within the web interface listening on TCP port
80. There exists a directory traversal flaw that can allow a remote
attacker to view any file on the system by simply specifying it in the
default URI. Additionally, the pasword file contains a default login
that can be used to authenticate to the device. This can be leveraged by
a remote attacker to perform any tasks an administrator is able to.

- -- Vendor Response:

- -- Mitigation:
HP states that a patch for this vulnerability will be made available to
the public "soon." Until that time, it is recommended that
administrators of StorageWorks systems restrict access to the web
interface on 80/tcp to authorized hosts only.

- -- Disclosure Timeline:
2011-06-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor

2012-01-12 - 0Day advisory released in accordance with the ZDI 180 day
deadline policy

- -- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:

* Carlos Perez at Tenable Network Security

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