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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   HPE OpenView Network Node Manager Vendors:   HPE
HP OpenView Network Node Manager Buffer Overflow in 'nnmrptconfig.exe' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024238
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024238
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2704   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 28 2010
Original Entry Date:  Jul 21 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.51, 7.53
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 trigger a buffer overflow in 'nnmrptconfig.exe' and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target web service.

The vendor was notified on June 16, 2010.

Sebastien Renaud of VUPEN Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a hot fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02290344

Vendor URL:  h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02290344 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  VUPEN Security Research - HP OpenView Network Node Manager "ov.dll" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (CVE-2010-2704)

VUPEN Security Research - HP OpenView Network Node Manager "ov.dll" Buffer 
Overflow Vulnerability (CVE-2010-2704)

http://www.vupen.com/english/research.php


I. BACKGROUND
---------------------

"HP OpenView Network Node Manager is the market-leading network management
solution that enables problem detection for the entire environment utilizing
a wide range of statistics, alarms, maps, graphs and charts on a single
display." from hp.com


II. DESCRIPTION
---------------------

VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team discovered a critical vulnerability in
HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM).

This vulnerability is caused by a buffer overflow error in the "ov.dll"
library when processing certain arguments supplied via CGI executables,
which could be exploited by remote unauthenticated attackers to execute
arbitrary code.


III. AFFECTED PRODUCTS
---------------------------

HP OpenView Network Node Manager version 7.51 (HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, 
Windows)
HP OpenView Network Node Manager version 7.53 (HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, 
Windows)


IV. Binary Analysis & Proof-of-concept
---------------------------------------

In-depth binary analysis of the vulnerability and a code execution exploit
are available through the VUPEN Binary Analysis & Exploits Service :

http://www.vupen.com/english/services/ba-index.php


V. VUPEN Threat Protection Program
-----------------------------------

Governments and Intelligence agencies who are members of the VUPEN Threat
Protection Program (TPP) have been alerted about the vulnerability when it
was discovered by VUPEN, and have received a detailed detection guidance
to proactively protect national and critical infrastructures against
potential attacks exploiting this vulnerability:

http://www.vupen.com/english/services/tpp-index.php


VI. SOLUTION
----------------

Apply patches:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02290344


VII. CREDIT
--------------

This vulnerability was discovered by Sebastien Renaud of VUPEN Security


VIII. ABOUT VUPEN Security
---------------------------

VUPEN is a leading IT security research company providing vulnerability
management and security intelligence solutions which enable enterprises
and institutions to eliminate vulnerabilities before they can be exploited,
ensure security policy compliance and meaningfully measure and manage risks.

Governmental and federal agencies, and global enterprises in the financial
services, insurance, manufacturing and technology industries rely on VUPEN
to improve their security, prioritize resources, cut time and costs, and
stay ahead of the latest threats.

* VUPEN Vulnerability Notification Service (VNS) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/vns-index.php

* VUPEN Binary Analysis & Exploits Service (BAE) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/ba-index.php

* VUPEN Threat Protection Program for Govs (TPP) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/tpp-index.php

* VUPEN Web Application Security Scanner (WASS) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/wass-index.php


IX. REFERENCES
----------------------

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1866
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02290344
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2704


X. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
-----------------------------

2010-06-16 - Vendor and TPP customers notified
2010-06-16 - Vendor response
2010-07-02 - Status update received
2010-07-21 - Coordinated public Disclosure


 
 


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