Cisco CiscoWorks IPM GIOP getProcessName Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-10-004: January 21st, 2010
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Cisco CiscoWorks Internetwork Performance Monitor. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the handling of CORBA GIOP requests. By making a specially crafted getProcessName GIOP request an attacker can corrupt memory. Successful exploitation can result in a full compromise with SYSTEM credentials.
Vendor ResponseCisco has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2008-10-15 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-01-21 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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