ZDI-12-162 : (0Day) HP Diagnostics Server magentservice.exe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-08-27T00:00:00



ZDI-12-162 : (0Day) HP Diagnostics Server magentservice.exe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-162 August 22, 2012

  • -- CVE ID:

  • -- CVSS: 10, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

  • -- Affected Vendors: Hewlett-Packard

  • -- Affected Products: Hewlett-Packard Diagnostics Server

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

The specific flaw exists within the magentservice.exe process which listens on port 23472 by default. The process performs insufficient bounds checking on user-supplied data prior to copying it into a fixed-length buffer on the stack. Remote, unauthenticated attackers can exploit this vulnerability by sending malformed message packets to the target, which could ultimately lead to arbitrary code execution under the context of the SYSTEM user.

  • -- Vendor Response:

This vulnerability is being disclosed publicly without a patch in accordance with the ZDI 180 day deadline.

  • -- Disclosure Timeline: 2011-12-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2012-08-22 - 0Day advisory released in accordance with the ZDI 180 day deadline policy

  • -- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by:

  • Anonymous

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