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Hewlett-Packard LoadRunner micWebAjax.dll ActiveX Control NotifyEvent Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-202: August 13th, 2013

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Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    LoadRunner

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Vulnerability Details


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP LoadRunner. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the micWebAjax.dll ActiveX control. The control exposes the NotifyEvent method. The method performs insufficient bounds checking on user-supplied data which results in stack corruption. An attacker can leverage this situation to execute code under the context of the user running the browser.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2013-01-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2013-08-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod