Date: 23 August 2012
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance Unauthenticated Access
Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
23 August 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Comment: A patch has not been released by the vendor at this time. AusCERT
recommends that network administrators restrict access to vulnerable
systems in line with security best practice, including implementation
of appropriate firewall rules.
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(0Day) HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance Unauthenticated Access Remote Command
ZDI-12-166: August 22nd, 2012
LeftHand Virtual SAN
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance. Authentication
is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The flaw exists within the hydra component which listens by default on
13841/tcp. The hydra daemon is responsible for management remote operations
such as user creation, snapshots, etc. Insufficient authentication is
performed prior to performing administrative level tasks. A remote attacker
can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context
of the process.
This vulnerability is being disclosed publicly without a patch in accordance
with the ZDI 180 day deadline.
2011-12-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2012-08-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by:
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