TPTI-09-13: HP OpenView NNM snmpviewer.exe CGI Host Header Stack Overflow Vulnerability

2009-12-10T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:22911
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-12-10T00:00:00

Description

TPTI-09-13: HP OpenView NNM snmpviewer.exe CGI Host Header Stack Overflow Vulnerability http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/advisory/TPTI-09-13 December 9, 2009

-- CVE ID: CVE-2009-4180

-- Affected Vendors: Hewlett-Packard

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

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 8349. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

http://www.tippingpoint.com

-- 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 snmpviewer.exe CGI application. This process copies the Host header from HTTP requests into a fixed-length buffer located on the stack via a call to strcat. By specifying a string length within a certain range 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: 2009-07-23 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2009-12-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Aaron Portnoy, TippingPoint DVLabs