Hewlett Packard Enterprise LoadRunner libxdrutil mxdr_string Heap-based Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-17-160: March 9th, 2017
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett Packard Enterprise LoadRunner. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the libxdrutil.dll mxdr_string method. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the length of user-supplied data prior to copying it to a heap-based buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.
Vendor ResponseHewlett Packard Enterprise has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2016-11-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2017-03-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Tenable Network Security