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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   HPE OpenView Network Node Manager Vendors:   HPE
HP OpenView Network Node Manager Buffer Overflow in ovspmd Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019821
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1842   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 11 2008
Original Entry Date:  Apr 9 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.01 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP OpenView Network Node Manager. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to the ovspmd service on port 8886 to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

A demonstration exploit is available at:

Luigi Auriemma reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix. A patch matrix is available in the vendor's advisory.

The vendor's advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  Re: Multiple vulnerabilities in HP OpenView NNM 7.53

Forget the yesterday's advisory, the setup didn't installed the 7.53
patches from the ISO and so I was working on an old version.

The following is a new vulnerability tested on 7.53:

Luigi Auriemma


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