TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

eIQnetworks Enterprise Security Analyzer License Manager Buffer Overflow

ZDI-06-024: July 25th, 2006


Affected Vendors

Affected Products

TippingPoint™ IPS Customer Protection

TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4318. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:

Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of eIQnetworks Enterprise Security Analyzer. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within EnterpriseSecurityAnalyzer.exe, which binds by default to TCP port 10616. During the processing of long arguments to the LICMGR_ADDLICENSE command a classic stack based buffer overflow occurs.

Vendor Response

eIQnetworks has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2006-05-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2006-07-25 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Titon, JxT, KF and the rest of Bastard Labs