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Remote code execution in HPE TippingPoint Virtual Security Management System



Published: 2015-04-22 | Updated: 2018-03-07
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2015-2117
CWE ID CWE-287
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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HP TippingPoint Virtual Security Management System
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

HP TippingPoint Security Management System
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor Trend Micro

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper authentication

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-2117

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper authentication process. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted input and execute arbitrary code.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Mitigation

Update to versions 4.1 patch 3 and 4.2 patch 1.

Vulnerable software versions

HP TippingPoint Virtual Security Management System: 4.1, 4.2

HP TippingPoint Security Management System: 4.1, 4.2

CPE External links

https://h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04626974

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.