Advisory Details

January 5th, 2012

HP OpenView NNM webappmon.exe parameter Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-12-003
ZDI-CAN-1209

CVE ID CVE-2011-3166
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS OpenView Network Node Manager
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 11943. 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 OpenView Network Node Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within webappmon.exe CGI program. When processing crafted parameters, there exists an insufficient boundary check before supplying a format string with the values, causing a stack overflow. This can lead to memory corruption which can be leveraged to execute arbitrary code under the context of the target service.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c03054052
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2011-05-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2012-01-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Aniway (Aniway.Anyway@gmail.com)
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