HP OpenView Network Node Manager OpenView5.exeDirectory Traversal

2008.04.17
Risk: Low
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CWE: CWE-22


CVSS Base Score: 5/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: None

====================================================================== Secunia Research 14/04/2008 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager OpenView5.exe Directory Traversal - ====================================================================== Table of Contents Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3 Description of Vulnerability.........................................4 Solution.............................................................5 Time Table...........................................................6 Credits..............................................................7 References...........................................................8 About Secunia........................................................9 Verification........................................................10 ====================================================================== 1) Affected Software * HP OpenView Network Node Manager 7.51 NOTE: Other versions may also be affected. ====================================================================== 2) Severity Rating: Less critical Impact: Exposure of sensitive information Exposure of system information Where: Local network ====================================================================== 3) Vendor's Description of Software "This software provides a vast amount of automation, including event correlation and automated monitoring of your network to improve the efficiency and productivity of your IT staff." Product Link: http://www.openview.hp.com/products/nnm/ ====================================================================== 4) Description of Vulnerability Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in HP OpenView Network Node Manager, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose certain information. It is possible to download or view arbitrary files by sending a HTTP request to the OpenView5.exe CGI application and passing strings containing directory traversal sequences to the "Action" parameter. ====================================================================== 5) Solution Filter malicious characters or character sequences using e.g. a web proxy. ====================================================================== 6) Time Table 07/01/2008 - Vendor notified. 07/01/2008 - Vendor response. 14/04/2008 - Public disclosure due to disclosure by a third party. ====================================================================== 7) Credits Discovered by JJ Reyes, Secunia Research. ====================================================================== 8) References The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2008-0068 for the vulnerability ====================================================================== 9) About Secunia Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence relevant to their specific system configuration: http://corporate.secunia.com/ Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory database as a service to the security community and private individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security. http://secunia.com/ Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the security and reliability of software in general: http://corporate.secunia.com/secunia_research/33/ Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below to see currently vacant positions: http://secunia.com/secunia_vacancies/ Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories: http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/ ====================================================================== 10) Verification Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-4/ Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ ======================================================================


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