HP OpenView Products Shared Trace Service Denial of Service

2008-10-24 / 2008-10-25
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes


CVSS Base Score: 4.3/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: Partial

====================================================================== Secunia Research 22/10/2008 - HP OpenView Products Shared Trace Service Denial of Service - ====================================================================== Table of Contents Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Description of Vulnerability.........................................3 Solution.............................................................4 Time Table...........................................................5 Credits..............................................................6 References...........................................................7 About Secunia........................................................8 Verification.........................................................9 ====================================================================== 1) Affected Software * HP OpenView Report 3.70 * HP Performance Agent 4.70 NOTE: Other versions may also be affected. ====================================================================== 2) Severity Rating: Less critical Impact: Denial of Service Where: Local network ====================================================================== 3) Description of Vulnerability Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in various HP products, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). The HP OpenView Trace Service exposes an RPC service on TCP port 5051 or 5053 that does not require authentication. By sending a particular sequence of RPC requests, an object is incorrectly referenced, which may cause a memory reference beyond an allocated buffer. ====================================================================== 4) Solution Restrict access to the service. ====================================================================== 5) Time Table 15/10/2007 - Vendor contacted. 16/10/2007 - Vendor response. 10/06/2008 - Status update requested. 12/08/2008 - Status update requested. 12/08/2008 - Vendor responds with expected release date before end of September. 22/10/2008 - Public disclosure. ====================================================================== 6) Credits Discovered by Dyon Balding, Secunia Research. ====================================================================== 7) References The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2007-4349 for the vulnerability. ====================================================================== 8) About Secunia Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence relevant to their specific system configuration: http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/ Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory database as a service to the security community and private individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security. http://secunia.com/advisories/ Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the security and reliability of software in general: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below to see currently vacant positions: http://secunia.com/corporate/jobs/ Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories: http://secunia.com/advisories/mailing_lists/ ====================================================================== 9) Verification Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-83/ Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ ======================================================================

References:

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46028
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31860
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/497648/100/0/threaded
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2888
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-83/
http://secunia.com/advisories/27054


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