HP ProCurve 1700 series switches vulnerable to cross-site request forgery


ProCurve 1700 series switches provided by Hewlett-Packard contain a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.

Darren Willis of Fourteenforty Research Institute, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P
  • ProCurve Switch 1700-24 Switch (J9080A) VB.02.08 and earlier
  • ProCurve Switch 1700-8 Switch (J9079A) VA.02.08 and earlier


If a user views a malicious page while logged in, product settings may be changed.

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Vendor Information

Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-Site Request Forgery(CWE-352) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2012-5216

  1. JVN : JVN#48108258
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2012-5216
Revision History

  • [2013/06/03]
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