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ESB-2012.0059 - ALERT [Appliance] HP StorageWorks P2000 G3: Administrator compromise - Remote/unauthenticated
Date: 13 January 2012
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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

         HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 Directory Traversal and Default
                          Account Vulnerabilities
                              13 January 2012


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           HP StorageWorks P2000 G3
Publisher:         Zero Day Initiative
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Administrator Compromise -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Mitigation
CVE Names:         CVE-2011-4788  

Original Bulletin:

Comment: There is currently no fix for this vulnerability. HP are recommending
         that administrators restrict access to 80/tcp to trusted hosts only.
         HP are working on a fix which will be available soon.

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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

- - -- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:

TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 361,1125,2400.
For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

- - -- 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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