Advisory Details

December 17th, 2009

Hewlett-Packard OpenView Data Protector Backup Client Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

ZDI-09-099
ZDI-CAN-105

CVE ID CVE-2007-2280
CVSS SCORE
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS OpenView Data Protector
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4786. 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 Storage Data Protector. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the backup client service daemon (OmniInet.exe), which binds to TCP port 5555. During the processing of long arguments to the 'MSG_PROTOCOL' command, a stack based buffer overflow occurs and can result in code execution under the context of the daemon.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01124817
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2006-10-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2009-12-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Tenable Network Security
Aaron Portnoy, TippingPoint DVLabs
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