HPE LoadRunner Virtual Table Server import_csv Remote File Deletion DoS

critical Nessus Plugin ID 91973
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A software performance testing application running on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) LoadRunner Virtual Table Server application running on the remote host is affected by a flaw in the import_csv feature due to a failure to restrict file paths sent to an unlink call. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to delete arbitrary files on the remote system, resulting in a denial of service condition.

Note that LoadRunner reportedly is affected by other vulnerabilities, which can result in a denial of service or remote code execution;
however, Nessus has not tested for these.


Apply the appropriate patch or upgrade according to the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91973

File Name: hp_loadrunner_cve-2016-4360.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 7/7/2016

Updated: 11/19/2019

Dependencies: hp_vts_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-4360


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:hp:loadrunner

Required KB Items: installed_sw/HP Virtual Table Server

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/31/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/1/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4360

ZDI: ZDI-16-364

HP: HPSBGN03609, PSRT110032, emr_na-c05157423

TRA: TRA-2016-17