SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor PEstrarg1 ActiveX Heap Overflow Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-14-115: April 23rd, 2014
Server and Application Monitor
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor. 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 handling of the PEstrarg1 property. The issue lies in a failure to validate the size of the input buffer before copying it into a fixed-size buffer on the heap. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.
Vendor ResponseSolarWinds has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-08-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-04-23 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod