Advisory Details

August 13th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard LoadRunner Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-208
ZDI-CAN-1734

CVE ID CVE-2013-4799
CVSS SCORE 7.6, (AV:N/AC:H/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 XDR. The issue lies in the handling of the length of the XDR-encoded data. The length is not properly validated before being used to allocate a 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
  • 2013-08-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Tenable Network Security
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