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HP Intelligent Management SOM Account Creation



This module exploits a lack of authentication and access control in HP Intelligent Management, specifically in the AccountService RpcServiceServlet from the SOM component, in order to create a SOM account with Account Management permissions. This module has been tested successfully on HP Intelligent Management Center 5.2 E0401 and 5.1 E202 with SOM 5.2 E0401 and SOM 5.1 E0201 over Windows 2003 SP2.


  • rgod <rgod@autistici.org>
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez@metasploit.com>


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/admin/hp/hp_imc_som_create_account
msf auxiliary(hp_imc_som_create_account) > show actions
msf auxiliary(hp_imc_som_create_account) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(hp_imc_som_create_account) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(hp_imc_som_create_account) > run 

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