HP Network Automation RMI Registry Java Object Deserialization RCE

High Nessus Plugin ID 93844


An application running on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The HP Network Automation application running on the remote host is version 9.1x, 9.2x, 10.00.x prior to, 10.10.x, or 10.11.x prior to It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the RMI registry due to unsafe deserialize calls of unauthenticated Java objects to the Apache Commons Collections (ACC) library. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by sending a specially crafted request, to execute arbitrary code on the target host.


Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93844

File Name: hp_network_automation_hpsbgn03649.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2016/10/04

Updated: 2019/11/14

Dependencies: 90197

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-4385

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:hp:network_automation

Required KB Items: installed_sw/HP Network Automation

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4385

BID: 93109

HP: emr_na-c05279098, HPSBGN03649, PSRT110129

ZDI: ZDI-16-523

CERT: 576313

TRA: TRA-2016-27