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HP OpenView Performance Insight Server Backdoor Account Code Execution (CVE-2011-0276)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2011-040
Date Published: 24 Feb 2011
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Monday 21 March, 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2011-0276
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description HP OpenView Performance Insight (OVPI) implements service level management by monitoring the systems, networks and applications making up a service. It collects, analyzes and summarizes management data from various sources. A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in HP OpenView Performance Insight server. The vulnerability is due to the existence of a backdoor within the Java class in the HP OpenView Performance Insight server. Through this account an attacker can access the com.trinagy.servlet.HelpManagerServlet class defined within the piweb.jar file of the vulnerable product and use the doPost() method to upload malicious files to the server. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by uploading malicious files to the server and execute arbitrary code via those files.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the HP OpenView Performance Insight Server Backdoor Account Code Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  HP Products Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  HP OpenView Performance Insight server backdoor account code execution

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