HP Web JetAdmin Version 5.6 Web interface Server Directory Traversal Vulnerability

   

HP

HP Web JetAdmin

 


USSR Advisory Code:   USSR-2000041


Release Date:
May 24, 2000


Affected Software Versions:
HP Web JetAdmin Version 5.6 (Microsoft Windows 2000)
HP Web JetAdmin Version 5.6 (Microsoft Windows NT 4.0)
HP Web JetAdmin Version 5.6 (HP-UX 10.20)    (not tested)
HP Web JetAdmin Version 5.6 (HP-UX 11.x)     (not tested)
HP Web JetAdmin Version 5.6 (Linux - SuSE)   (not tested)
HP Web JetAdmin Version 5.6 (Novell NetWare) (not tested)
HP Web JetAdmin Version 5.6 (Red Hat Linux)  (not tested)
HP Web JetAdmin Version 5.6 (Solaris)        (not tested)

THE PROBLEM

UssrLabs found a Directory Traversal Vulnerability in HP Web JetAdmin Version 5.6 Web interface Server 
(port 8000) default.
Using the string '../' in a URL, an attacker can gain read access to any file outside of the intended 
web-published Filesystem directory.

There is not much to expand on this one....


Thanks to Adam Walker / Skulker & slam-corp.com.

Example: 

http://ServerIP:8000/cgi/wja?page=/../../../WINNT/repair/sam._ to Download the Sam of a NT Machine

SPECIAL NOTE: That we take no responsibility for this, is for educational purposes only.

Vendor Status:
informed.

Vendor   Url: http://www.hp.com/
Program  Url: http://www.hp.com/cposupport/prodhome/hpwebjetad1880.html

Fix:
Upgrade to Version 6.0
here: http://www.hp.com/cposupport/swindexes/hpwebjetad1880_swen.html

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