Check Point Advisories

HP Operations Manager Server Unauthorized File Upload (CVE-2009-3843; CVE-2009-3548; CVE-2009-4189)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2009-312
Date Published: 30 Dec 2009
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 21 Mar 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2009-3843
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description HP Operations Manager is a consolidated event and performance management console that correlates infrastructure, network and end-user experience events across an IT infrastructure. It monitors both physical and virtual servers to identify the root cause of event storms, allowing faster time to resolution at lower cost. It was formerly called OpenView Operations and is built upon the foundation of HP Network Node Manager (NNM).An unauthorized file upload vulnerability exists in HP Operations Manager. The vulnerability is due to insufficient access control within the Apache Tomcat Manager component. A remote attacker can leverage this vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP request to /manager/html/upload using a set of default credentials. Once authenticated, the attacker can upload a malicious web application to a vulnerable system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block malformed HTTP requests sent to the vulnerable server.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the HP Operations Manager Server Unauthorized File Upload protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  HP Products Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  HP Operations Manager Server unauthorized file upload

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