Advisory Details

February 8th, 2007

Hewlett-Packard Mercury LoadRunner Agent Stack Overflow Vulnerability

ZDI-07-007
ZDI-CAN-112

CVE ID CVE-2007-0446
CVSS SCORE
AFFECTED VENDORS Mercury
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Performance Center
Monitor over Firewall
LoadRunner
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4793. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard Mercury LoadRunner Agent, Mercury Performance Center Agent and Mercury Monitor over Firewall. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the process magentproc.exe that binds to TCP port 54345. When parsing packets containing an overly long 'server_ip_name' field, an exploitable stack overflow may be triggered due to an an inline strcpy() within the library mchan.dll.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Mercury has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
HP Security Bulletin Document ID #c00854250
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2006-10-27 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2007-02-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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