HP OpenView Network Node Manager Multiple CGI Buffer Overflows

Credit: ZDI
Risk: High
Local: Yes
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-119

CVSS Base Score: 10/10
Impact Subscore: 10/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: Complete

ZDI-07-071: HP OpenView Network Node Manager Multiple CGI Buffer Overflows http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-071.html December 6, 2007 -- CVE ID: CVE-2007-6204 -- Affected Vendor: Hewlett-Packard -- Affected Products: OpenView Network Node Manager 7.51 and below -- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4790. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com -- Vulnerability Details: These vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard (HP) OpenView Network Node Manager (NNM). Authentication is not required to exploit these vulnerabilities. The specific flaws exists within the CGI applications that handle the management of the NNM server. Due to lack of bounds checking during a call to sprintf(), sending overly long arguments to the various CGI variables result in a classic stack overflow leading to compromise of the remote server. Exploitation leads to code execution running under the credentials of the web server. Further techniques can be leveraged to gain full SYSTEM access. The following is a list of vulnerable CGI applications: - ovlogin.exe - OpenView5.exe - snmpviewer.exe - webappmon.exe -- Vendor Response: Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found in HP Security Bulletin Document ID c01188923. -- Disclosure Timeline: 2006.10.10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2007.12.06 - Coordinated public release of advisory -- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by Tenable Network Security. -- About the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI): Established by TippingPoint, The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) represents a best-of-breed model for rewarding security researchers for responsibly disclosing discovered vulnerabilities. Researchers interested in getting paid for their security research through the ZDI can find more information and sign-up at: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com The ZDI is unique in how the acquired vulnerability information is used. 3Com does not re-sell the vulnerability details or any exploit code. Instead, upon notifying the affected product vendor, 3Com provides its customers with zero day protection through its intrusion prevention technology. Explicit details regarding the specifics of the vulnerability are not exposed to any parties until an official vendor patch is publicly available. Furthermore, with the altruistic aim of helping to secure a broader user base, 3Com provides this vulnerability information confidentially to security vendors (including competitors) who have a vulnerability protection or mitigation product. CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is being sent by 3Com for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential, proprietary and/or privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure and/or distribution by any recipient is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please delete and/or destroy all copies of this message regardless of form and any included attachments and notify 3Com immediately by contacting the sender via reply e-mail or forwarding to 3Com at postmaster (at) 3com (dot) com. [email concealed]

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