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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HP Power Manager (HPPM) Running on Linux and Windows, Cross
Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
11 March 2011
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP Power Manager (HPPM)
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2011-0280 CVE-2011-0277
Revision History: March 11 2011: corrected CVE
February 9 2011: Initial Release
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c02711131
HPSBMA02629 SSRT100381 rev.3 - HP Power Manager (HPPM) Running on Linux and Windows, Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF), Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2011-02-07
Last Updated: 2011-03-10
Potential Security Impact: Cross site request forgery (CSRF), cross site scripting (XSS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP Power Manager (HPPM) running on Linux and Windows. One vulnerability could result in cross site request forgery (CSRF) leading to unauthorized administrative access. Another vulnerability could result in cross site scripting (XSS).
References: CVE-2011-0277 (CSRF), CVE-2011-0280 (XSS), Secunia Advisory SA43058
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Power Manager, all versions
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2011-0277 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0
CVE-2011-0280 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 4.3
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Sow Ching Shiong via Secunia for reporting these vulnerabilities to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: The affected product is HP Power Manager (HPPM). HP Power Manager (HPPM) enables users to monitor, manage, and control power environments through comprehensive control of individual HP Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPSs). HPPM should not be confused with another product with a similar name: HP Insight Power Manager (IPM)
HP recommends the following:
Open a browser instance, log on to HPPM, perform needed task, and log off from HPPM
Do not visit untrusted web sites while logged on to HPPM
Use a firewall to limit access to HPPM
In addition accessing HPPM using HTTPS is recommended.
Version:1 (rev.1) - 7 February 2011 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 9 March 2011 Added XSS
Version:3 (rev.3) - 10 March 2011 Corrected CVE number in CVSS table (CVE-2011-0277)
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