HP Intelligent Management Center Heap Overflow in 'img.exe' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1025583|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1025583
(Links to External Site)
Updated: Jun 3 2011|
Original Entry Date: May 31 2011
Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
A vulnerability was reported in HP Intelligent Management Center. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
A remote user can send specially crafted data to 'img.exe' on TCP port 8800 to trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.
The original advisory is available at:
The vendor was notified on December 1, 2010.
Luigi Auriemma reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative.
A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
No solution was available at the time of this entry.|
Vendor URL: www.hp.com/ (Links to External Site)
|Underlying OS: Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), Windows (Any)|
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Subject: [Full-disclosure] ZDI-11-170: (0day) HP 3COM/H3C Intelligent Management Center img recv Remote Code Execution Vulnerability|
ZDI-11-170: (0day) HP 3COM/H3C Intelligent Management Center img recv Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
May 31, 2011
-- Affected Vendors:
-- Affected Products:
Hewlett-Packard H3C Intelligent Management Center
-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 10908.
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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 the a packet type the process uses a user
provided length value in an arithmetic operation resulting in integer
wrapping. The process then copies user supplied data into a fixed-length
buffer on the heap. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to
execute arbitrary code under the context of the SYSTEM user.
-- Vendor Response:
[May 31, 2011] - This vulnerability is being disclosed publicly
without a patch in accordance with the ZDI 180 day deadline.
As the affected component is the 'core' process for IMC, we recommend
either disabling this service entirely until a vendor patch is available
or denying incoming connections to 8800/tcp, this is the remote vector
into the vulnerable code.
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2010-12-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-05-31 - Public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by:
* Luigi Auriemma
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