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Vulnerability of HP SiteScope: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use two vulnerabilities of HP SiteScope, in order to read a file or to create a user.
Severity of this announce: 3/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 29/08/2011.
Références of this computer vulnerability: BID-49345, VIGILANCE-VUL-10957.

Description of the vulnerability

A user cannot do administrative actions, because they are greyed in the HP SiteScope interface. However a direct query to the servlet can access them. This leads to two vulnerabilities.

An attacker can login on the integrationViewer account, and use a com.mercury.sitescope.ui.common.bean.tools.LogAnalysisToolBean object, in order to read a file. [severity:2/4]

An attacker can login on the integrationViewer account, and use a UserInstancePreferences object, in order to create a user. [severity:3/4]
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This computer vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as SiteScope.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability bulletin is important.

The trust level is of type unique source, with an origin of intranet client.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a beginner ability can exploit this threat note.

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