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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for multiple remote command execution vulnerabilities in HP OpenView Network Node Manager
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a CGI script that permits execution of
The remote version of HP OpenView Network Node Manager fails to
sanitize user-supplied input to various parameters used in the
'cdpView.ovpl', 'connectedNotes.ovpl', 'ecscmg.ovpl', and
'freeIPaddrs.ovpl' scripts before using it to run a command. By
leveraging these flaws, an unauthenticated attacker may be able to
execute arbitrary commands on the remote host within the context of
the affected web server userid.
See also :
Apply patched referenced in the vendor advisory above.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
Networks Security ID: 14662, 14737
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
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