Published: 2005-08-10 17:43:35
Updated: 2005-09-21 17:43:35
HP SECURITY BULLETIN -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HPSBMA01212 REVISION: 2 SSRT5998 Rev.2 HP System Management Homepage (v2.0.x) Denial of Service (DoS) and XSS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this Security Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact. The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible. INITIAL RELEASE: 21 September 2005 POTENTIAL SECURITY IMPACT: Remote unauthorized user may create a Denial of Service (DOS), cause a buffer overflow, or may allow cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks SOURCE: Hewlett-Packard Company HP Software Security Response Team VULNERABILITY SUMMARY: Potential security vulnerabilities associated with web applications using PHP (prior to 4.3.11) have been identified by the candidates for common vulnerabilities (CAN) and exposures as shown in the background section. REFERENCES: CAN-2004-1065, CAN-2004-1064, CAN-2004-1063, CAN-2004-1020, CAN-2004-1019 SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. ->System Management Homepage Version 2.0.0 through Version 2.0.2 ->for Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, ->Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 64-bit and Linux. ->Management Homepage is a component of HP ProLiant Support (PSP). BACKGROUND: For a signed version of this security bulletin please write to firstname.lastname@example.org ->TheHewlett-Packard Company wishes to thank Tom Gallagher [tom@SecurityBugHunter.com] for reporting a second XSS vulnerability to us and assisting us to protect all of our valued customers. CAN-2004-1018 - Multiple integer handling errors in PHP may allow attackers to bypass safe mode restrictions, causing a denial of service CAN-2004-1019 - The deserialization code in PHP may allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service CAN-2004-1020 - The addslashes function in PHP does not properly escape a NULL (/0) character, which may allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files in PHP applications that contain a directory traversal vulnerability in require or include statements CAN-2004-1063 - When running in safe mode on a multithreaded Linux webserver, may allow local users to bypass safe_mode_exec_dir restrictions and execute commands outside of the intended safe_mode_exec_dir via shell metacharacters in the current directory name. CAN-2004-1064 - The safe mode checks in PHP truncate the file path before passing the data to the realpath function, which could allow attackers to bypass safe mode.. CAN-2004-1065 - Buffer overflow in the exif_read_data function in PHP may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long section name in an image file. Namazu versions prior to v2.0.14 contain a vulnerability that may allow remote attackers to launch cross-site scripting attacks. The vulnerability is due to improper filtering of queries that start with a tab (%09) character in namazu.cgi. RESOLUTION: HP recommends that customers upgrade to System Management Homepage (Version 2.1.0 and higher) which includes PHP v4.3.11 and Namazu v2.0.14 addressing the vulnerabilities listed above. System Management Homepage is available for download from the following URLs: ->(Rev.2) Additional XSS report: -> For Windows: -> http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/23023.html -> For Linux: -> http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/23233.html for Windows: http://h18000.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/23065.html for Linux: http://h18000.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/23019.html Note: The resolutions are also included in the next releases of HP SmartStart (version 7.40) BULLETIN REVISION HISTORY: Revision 0 - 01 August 2005 - Initial release Revision 1 - 09 August 2005 - Update Affected Versions added Windows Server Versions Revision 2 - 21 September 2005 - Update Background, Resolution, second XSS reported and resolutions are available. SUPPORT: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel. 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