ZDI-09-095: Hewlett-Packard OpenView NNM Snmp.exe Oid Variable Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

2009-12-09T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:22905
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-12-09T00:00:00

Description

ZDI-09-095: Hewlett-Packard OpenView NNM Snmp.exe Oid Variable Buffer Overflow Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-095 December 9, 2009

-- CVE ID: CVE-2009-3849

-- Affected Vendors: Hewlett-Packard

-- Affected Products: Hewlett-Packard OpenView Network Node Manager

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-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard OpenView Network Node Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the snmp.exe CGI executable accessible via the IIS web server listening by default on TCP port 80. While parsing POST variables this process copies the contents of the Oid parameter into a fixed length stack buffer using a sprintf() call. By supplying a large enough value this buffer can be overflowed leading to arbitrary code execution.

-- Vendor Response: 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=c01950877

-- Disclosure Timeline: 2009-07-16 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2009-12-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Anonymous

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