ZDI-11-160: HP 3COM/H3C Intelligent Management Center img Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
May 10, 2011
-- CVE ID: CVE-2011-1848
-- CVSS: 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
-- Affected Vendors: Hewlett-Packard
-- Affected Products: Hewlett-Packard H3C Intelligent Management Center
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-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP 3COM/H3C Intelligent Management Center. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The flaw exists within the img.exe component which listens by default on TCP port 8800. When handling a packet the process uses the packet length field to make a calculation and blindly copies user supplied data into a fixed-length buffer on the stack. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the SYSTEM user.
-- Vendor Response: Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2010-12-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2011-05-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * AbdulAziz Hariri * Luigi Auriemma
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