Advisory Details

July 26th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard LoadRunner Stack Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-169
ZDI-CAN-1735

CVE ID CVE-2013-4800
CVSS SCORE 9.3, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS LoadRunner
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP LoadRunner. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of connections using SSL. The issue lies in the failure to validate the length of data before copying it into a fixed-size buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to gain code execution as SYSTEM.

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-c03862772
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-02-15 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-07-26 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Tenable Network Security
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