HP Remote Watch showdisk Remote Privilege Escalation

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary commands can be run on the remote server.

Description :

remwatch is installed and allows anyone to execute arbitrary commands.

An attacker may issue shell commands as root by connecting to the
remwatch daemon, and issue the command :
' 11T
/bin/ksh'.

Solution :

Deactivate the remwatch service.
Contact your vendor for a patch.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10202 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0246