ZDI-12-099 : DataDirect OpenAccess oaagent.exe GIOP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-06-24T00:00:00



ZDI-12-099 : DataDirect OpenAccess oaagent.exe GIOP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-099 June 21, 2012

  • -- CVE ID: CVE-2011-4165

  • -- CVSS: 7.5, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

  • -- Affected Vendors: Hewlett-Packard DataDirect

  • -- Affected Products: Hewlett-Packard Database Archiving DataDirect SequeLink

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  • -- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of DataDirect SequeLink. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within how the application parses a packet that is received. When parsing a field in this packet, the application will use a signed length to copy data into a statically sized buffer located on the heap. This can lead to a heap-based buffer overflow and allows for code execution under the context of the service.

  • -- Vendor Response: Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr _na-c03128302

  • -- Disclosure Timeline: 2011-06-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2012-06-21 - Coordinated public release of advisory

  • -- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by:

  • AbdulAziz Hariri

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