ZDI-11-056: Hewlett-Packard Data Protector Client EXEC_SETUP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability



ZDI-11-056: Hewlett-Packard Data Protector Client EXEC_SETUP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-056

February 7, 2011 - This vulnerability is being disclosed publicly without a patch in accordance with the ZDI 180 day deadline. To view mitigations for this vulnerability please see: http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2011/02/07/zdi-disclosure-hp

-- CVSS:
10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors:
Hewlett-Packard

-- Affected Products:
Hewlett-Packard Data Protector

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 8050.
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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows an attacker to execute remote code on
vulnerable installations of the Hewlett-Packard Data Protector client.
User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the implementation of the EXEC_SETUP
command. This command instructs a Data Protector client to download and
execute a setup file. A malicious attacker can instruct the client to
access a file off of a share thus executing arbitrary code under the
context of the current user.

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2009-01-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-02-07 - Public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
* Anonymous

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