eIQnetworks Enterprise Security Analyzer (ESA) multiple commands buffer overflow

eiqnetworks-esa-multiple-commands-bo (33646) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

eIQnetworks Enterprise Security Analyzer (ESA) is vulnerable to multiple heap-based and stack-based buffer overflows in the MainEngine.exe service. By sending an overly long argument to the DELETESEARCHFOLDER, DELTASK, HMGR_CHECKHOSTSCSV, TASKUPDATEDUSER, VERIFYUSERKEY and VERIFYPWD commands on TCP port 10616, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Apr 12 2007 - 04:13:12 CDT : INFIGO-2007-04-05: Enterprise Security Analyzer server remote buffer overflows.
  • CVE-2007-2059: Multiple buffer overflows in the ESA protocol implementation in eIQnetworks Enterprise Security Analyzer (ESA) 2.5 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long parameter to the (1) DELETESEARCHFOLDER, (2) DELTASK, (3) HMGR_CHECKHOSTSCSV, (4) TASKUPDATEDUSER, (5) VERIFYUSERKEY, or (6) VERIFYPWD command.
  • OSVDB ID: 34920: eIQNetworks Enterprise Security Analyzer Multiple Command Remote Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 43608: eIQNetworks Enterprise Security Analyzer SEARCHREPORT Command Argument Handling Remote Overflow
  • SA24881: eIQNetworks Enterprise Security Analyzer Command Processing Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • eIQnetworks Enterprise Security Analyzer (ESA) 2.5.0 and prior

Reported:

Apr 12, 2007

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