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HPSBMA02545 SSRT100139 rev.1 - HP Power Manager (HPPM) Running on Linux and Windows, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code


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HPSBMA02545 SSRT100139 rev.1 - HP Power Manager (HPPM) Running on Linux and Windows, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2010-06-09

Last Updated: 2010-12-15

Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Power Manager (HPPM) running on Linux and Windows. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.

References: CVE-2010-4113, ZDI-CAN-697

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP Power Manager earlier than v4.3.2


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

Base Vector
Base Score

Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Tenable Network Security, SilentSignal, and an Anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint's Zero Day initiative for reporting this vulnerability to

Note: The affected product is HP Power Manager (HPPM).
HP Power Manager (HPPM) is software that enables users to monitor, manage, and control power environments through comprehensive control of individual HP Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPSs).
HPPM should not be confused with another product with a similar name: HP Insight Power Manager (IPM)


HP has made HP Power Manager 4.3.2 or subsequent available to resolve the vulnerability.

HP Power Manager 4.3.2 for Linux is available for download from

HP Power Manager 4.3.2 for Windows is available for download from

Version:1 (rev.1) - 15 December 2010 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

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