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ZDI-11-057: Hewlett-Packard Data Protector Cell Manager Service Authentication Bypass Vulnerability



ZDI-11-057: Hewlett-Packard Data Protector Cell Manager Service Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-057

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 6799. 
For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

    http://www.tippingpoint.com

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows an attacker to execute remote code on
vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard Data Protector. User
interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the Cell Manager Service which listens
by default on a random TCP port. The crs.exe process fails to properly
validate supplied username, domain, and hostname credentials. A remote
attacker can leverage this flaw to execute code on all Data Protector
clients.

-- 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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