Vigil@nce: HP SMH, local access
November 2008 by Vigil@nce
An attacker can use a vulnerability of HP System Management Homepage, in order to access to the local system.
Consequences: privileged access/rights
Provenance: intranet client
Means of attack: no proof of concept, no attack
Ability of attacker: expert (4/4)
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5)
Diffusion of the vulnerable configuration: high (3/3)
Creation date: 04/11/2008
The HP SMH (System Management Homepage) product can be used to administer the system via the web.
An attacker can use a vulnerability of HP SMH, in order to access to the local system. Technical details are unknown.
This vulnerability may be related to incorrect permissions on the /var/temp directory.
Identifiers: BID-32088, c01586921, CVE-2008-4413, HPSBMA02380, SSRT080121, VIGILANCE-VUL-8218