HP System Management Homepage Input Validation Hole Permits Cross-Site Scripting, Cross-Site Request Forgery, and Clickjacking Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1030960|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1030960
CVE-2014-2640, CVE-2014-2641, CVE-2014-2642
(Links to External Site)
Date: Oct 2 2014
Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): prior to 7.4|
Several vulnerabilities were reported in HP System Management Homepage. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery, and clickjacking attacks.|
The software does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input before displaying the input. A remote user can create a specially crafted URL that, when loaded by a target user, will cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser [CVE-2014-2640]. The code will originate from the site running the HP System Management Homepage 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 user can conduct cross-site request forgery attacks to take actions on the site acting as the target user [CVE-2014-2641].
A remote user can hijack a target user's mouse clicks to take actions on the site acting as the target user [CVE-2014-2642].
A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site running the HP System Management Homepage 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.|
A remote user can conduct clickjacking attacks.
The vendor has issued a fix (7.4).|
The vendor's advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: https://h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04463322 (Links to External Site)
Input validation error|
|Underlying OS: Linux (Any), Windows (Any)|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBMU03112 rev.1 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) on Linux and Windows, Multiple Vulnerabilities|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04463322
HPSBMU03112 rev.1 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) on Linux and Windows,
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2014-09-30
Last Updated: 2014-09-30
Potential Security Impact: Cross-site scripting (XSS), Cross-site Request
Forgery (CSRF), unauthorized disclosure of information, Denial of Service
(DoS), and Clickjacking
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP System
Management Homepage (SMH) on Linux and Windows. The vulnerabilities could be
exploited remotely resulting in Cross-site Scripting (XSS), Cross-site
Request Forgery (CSRF), unauthorized disclosure of information, Denial of
Service (DoS), and Clickjacking.
CVE-2013-4545 Unauthorized modification
CVE-2013-6420 (SSRT101447) Unauthorized disclosure of information
CVE-2013-6422 Unauthorized disclosure of information
CVE-2013-6712 (SSRT101447) Denial of Service (DoS)
CVE-2014-2640 (SSRT101633, SSRT101438) Cross-site Scripting (XSS)
CVE-2014-2641 (SSRT101438) Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE-2014-2642 (SSRT101701) Clickjacking
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for Linux and Windows prior to version
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2013-4545 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 4.3
CVE-2013-6420 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 7.5
CVE-2013-6422 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) 4.0
CVE-2013-6712 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 5.0
CVE-2014-2640 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 4.3
CVE-2014-2641 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.0
CVE-2014-2642 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 4.3
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has made the following software updates available to resolve the
vulnerabilities for the impacted versions of HP System Management Homepage
(SMH) for Linux and Windows:
Version:1 (rev.1) - 30 September 2014 Initial release
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