(0day) Hewlett-Packard Data Protector Client EXEC_SETUP Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-11-056: February 7th, 2011
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This vulnerability allows an attacker to execute remote code on vulnerable installations of the Hewlett-Packard Data Protector client. User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the implementation of the EXEC_SETUP command. This command instructs a Data Protector client to download and execute a setup file. A malicious attacker can instruct the client to access a file off of a share thus executing arbitrary code under the context of the current user.
Vendor ResponseHewlett-Packard states:
2009-01-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-02-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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