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HP OpenView Select Access UTF-8 Character Decoding Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2004-05-27    Views:  9,309

Secunia Advisory SA11722

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in OpenView Select Access, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain access restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error resulting in UTF-8 encoded Unicode characters in URLs not being decoded correctly. This can be exploited to access restricted resources, which normally wouldn't be accessible to the user.


Solution:
The vendor has issued the following patches available from:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www5.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=HPSBMA01045

Deep Links:
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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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