HP SAN/iQ < 9.5 Root Shell Command Injection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59330


A management service on the remote host has a command injection vulnerability.


The version of SAN/iQ running on the remote host has a command injection vulnerability. The hydra service, used for remote management and configuration, does not properly sanitize untrusted input. A remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary commands as root. Authentication is required, but can be bypassed easily by using default, hard-coded credentials.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59330

File Name: hp_saniq_hydra_cmd_injection.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Published: 2012/06/01

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 73460

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:hp:san/iq

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/11/10

Exploitable With

Metasploit (HP StorageWorks P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4361

BID: 55132

TRA: TRA-2011-12

EDB-ID: 18893, 18901