Published:2013/06/03  Last Updated:2013/06/03

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


HP ProCurve 1700 series switches contain a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • HP ProCurve 1700-8 Switch (J9079A) VA.02.08 and earlier
  • HP ProCurve 1700-24 Switch (J9080A) VB.02.08 and earlier


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


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


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JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2013.06.03

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required the user must be convinced to take a standard action that does not feel harmful to most users, such as click on a link or view a file
  • Mid
Exploit Complexity some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Mid-High

Description of each analysis measures


Darren Willis of Fourteenforty Research Institute, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2012-5216
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2013-000052