HP OpenView Configuration Management and Client Configuration Manager unauthorized access

hpopenview-cm-ccm-unauthorized-access (37400) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


HP OpenView Configuration Management (CM) Infrastructure (Radia) and Client Configuration Manager (CCM) when running httpd.tkd could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by a weakness in URL home path restrictions. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to the system and data.


Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Refer to HPSBMA02279 SSRT071298 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • HP Security Bulletin HPSBMA02279 SSRT071298: HP OpenView Configuration Management (CM) Infrastructure (Radia) and Client Configuration Manager (CCM) Running httpd.tkd, Remote Unauthorized Access to Data.
  • ZDI-07-060: HP OpenView Radia Integration Server File System Exposure Vulnerability.
  • CVE-2007-5413: httpd.tkd in Radia Integration Server in Hewlett-Packard (HP) OpenView Configuration Management (CM) Infrastructure 4.0 through 4.2i and Client Configuration Manager (CCM) 2.0 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via URLs containing tilde (~) references to home directories, as demonstrated by ~root.
  • OSVDB ID: 39528: HP OpenView Products httpd.tkd Arbitrary Remote File Access
  • SA27341: HP OpenView Products httpd.tkd Arbitrary File Access
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018858: HP OpenView Configuration Management (CM) Infrastructure (Radia) and Client Configuration Manager Lets Remote Users Access Data

Platforms Affected:

  • HP HP-UX B.11.00
  • HP HP-UX B.11.11
  • HP HP-UX B.11.23
  • HP OpenView Client Configuration Manager 2.0
  • HP OpenView Configuration Management 4.0
  • HP OpenView Configuration Management 4.1
  • HP OpenView Configuration Management 4.2
  • HP OpenView Configuration Management 4.2i


Oct 23, 2007

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