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Vulnerability of HP Operations Orchestration: code execution via RSScheduler

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An unauthenticated attacker can inject commands in the JDBC component of the RSScheduler service of HP Operations Orchestration, in order to execute code with system privileges.
Impacted software: OpenView, OpenView Operations, HP Operations.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 3/4.
Creation date: 29/08/2012.
Références of this announce: BID-55270, BID-55594, c03490339, CVE-2012-3258, HPSBMU02813, SSRT100712, VIGILANCE-VUL-11902, ZDI-12-172.

Description of the vulnerability 

The JDBC component of the RSScheduler service of HP Operations Orchestration listens by default on port 9001/tcp.

However, an attacker can inject SQL data via JDBC. These data are then executed with privileges of the SYSTEM user.

An unauthenticated attacker can therefore inject commands in the JDBC component of the RSScheduler service of HP Operations Orchestration, in order to execute code with system privileges.
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This cybersecurity threat impacts software or systems such as OpenView, OpenView Operations, HP Operations.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat note is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security threat.

Solutions for this threat 

HP Operations Orchestration: version 9.03.
The version 9.03 is corrected:
  http://support.openview.hp.com/downloads.jsp

HP Operations Orchestration: workaround for RSScheduler.
A workaround is to filter access to port 9001/tcp.
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