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Vulnerability of HP SiteScope: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of HP SiteScope, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable systems: SiteScope.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 26/05/2015.
Revision date: 27/05/2015.
Références of this weakness: c04688784, CVE-2015-2120, HPSBGN03325, SSRT101902, VIGILANCE-VUL-16988, ZDI-15-239, ZDI-CAN-2567.

Description of the vulnerability 

The HP SiteScope product is used for software monitoring.

However, a remote authenticated user can read the users.config file, containing information about users.

An attacker can therefore bypass restrictions of HP SiteScope, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as SiteScope.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security note is medium.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity note.

Solutions for this threat 

HP SiteScope: solution.
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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