HP Systems Insight Manager logfile Parameter Arbitrary File Download

high Nessus Plugin ID 50349


The remote Windows host contains software that is affected by an arbitrary file download vulnerability.


HP Systems Insight Manager is affected by an arbitrary file download vulnerability that can be leveraged by a remote attacker to download files of their choosing.

If an attacker supplies a specially crafted HEAD request to the 'logfile' variable in 'switchFWInstallStatus.jsp', an arbitrary file can be read with SYSTEM or root privileges.


Install HP Systems Insight Manager 6.0 / 6.1 September 2010 Hotfix or later, or upgrade to 6.2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50349

File Name: hp_systems_insight_manager_arbitrary_file_download.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 10/26/2010

Updated: 1/19/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:hp:systems_insight_manager

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 10/13/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/13/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3286

BID: 44098