Advisory Details

September 13th, 2010

Hewlett-Packard Data Protector Express PrvRecvRqu Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

ZDI-10-175
ZDI-CAN-582

CVE ID CVE-2010-3008
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
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 9754. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to trigger a denial of service condition on vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard Data Protector. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the function PrvRecvRqu() defined in the module dpwinsup. While handling requests sent to TCP port 3817 the process can be forced to dereference a NULL pointer resulting in an unhandled exception that crashes the service.

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=c02067559
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2009-10-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-09-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT AbdulAziz Hariri of Insight Technologies
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