ZDI-10-234: Cisco ICM Setup Manager Agent.exe HandleQueryNodeInfoReq Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
November 7, 2010
-- CVE ID: CVE-2010-3040
-- CVSS: 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
-- Affected Vendors: Cisco
-- Affected Products: Cisco Unified Intelligent Contact Management
-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9915. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:
-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Cisco ICM. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The flaw exists within the Agent.exe component which listens by default on TCP port 40078. When handling the HandleQueryNodeInfoReq packet type the process blindly copies user supplied data into a fixed-length stack buffer. A remote attacker can abuse this to execute arbitrary code under the context of the SYSTEM user.
-- Vendor Response: Cisco has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2010-06-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2010-11-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * sb
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