HP VirtualVault could allow unauthorized administrative access

hp-virtualvault-admin-access (9038) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


HP VirtualVault running on HP-UX could allow a remote attacker to use a malicious Web server or an external privileged process to gain unauthorized access to the VirtualVault administration Web server.


Gain Access


Apply the PHSS_24038 patch, as listed in Hewlett-Packard Company Security Bulletin HPSBUX0205-193. See References.


  • Hewlett-Packard Company Security Bulletin HPSBUX0205-193: Sec. Vulnerability in Virtualvault 4.5 IWS. (From SecurityFocus archive.)
  • BID-4690: HP Virtualvault Unauthorized Administrative Access Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0763: Vulnerability in administration server for HP VirtualVault 4.5 on HP-UX 11.04 allows remote web servers or privileged external processes to bypass access restrictions and establish connections to the server.
  • OSVDB ID: 9630: HP-UX VirtualVault Connection Restriction Bypass

Platforms Affected:

  • HP HP-UX 11.04
  • HP VirtualVault 4.5


May 07, 2002

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