ZDI-10-086: HP OpenView NNM getnnmdata.exe CGI Invalid Hostname Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2010-05-12T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:23823
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-05-12T00:00:00

Description

ZDI-10-086: HP OpenView NNM getnnmdata.exe CGI Invalid Hostname Remote Code Execution Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-086 May 11, 2010

-- CVE ID: CVE-2010-1555

-- 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 HP Network Node Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the getnnmdata.exe CGI. If this CGI is requested with an invalid Hostname parameter a sprintf() call is made to log the error. However, no length check is performed on the variable contents before copying in to a fixed-length stack buffer. This can be leveraged by remote attackers to execute arbitrary code under the context of the webserver process.

-- 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=c02153379

-- Disclosure Timeline: 2009-10-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2010-05-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory

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

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