HP StoreVirtual Storage Remote Unauthorized Access

high Nessus Plugin ID 73461


The remote host has an SSH service listening that may potentially allow unauthorized administrative access via a support backdoor mechanism.


The remote HP storage system running LeftHand OS has an SSH support backdoor mechanism built in that may allow a remote attacker to gain root shell access to the system.


Apply the appropriate patches to the device per the vendor's advisory, and ensure that the remote support functionality is turned off when not needed.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73461

File Name: hp_lefthand_support_backdoor.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: remote

Family: Backdoors

Published: 4/10/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.4

Temporal Score: 7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:hp:lefthand

Required KB Items: HP/LeftHandOS

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2352

BID: 61070