EMC AlphaStor Command Line Interface buffer overflow

alphastor-commandline-bo (42669) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

EMC AlphaStor is vulnerable to multiple stack-based buffer overflows, caused by improper bounds checking by the Command Line Interface process of the Server Agent. By sending specially-crafted packets to TCP port 41025, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 10
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 7.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to EMC AlphaStor Web site for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • EMC AlphaStor Web site: EMC AlphaStor - Tape backup management and library sharing.
  • iDefense Labs PUBLIC ADVISORY: 05.27.08: EMC AlphaStor Server Agent Multiple Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities.
  • BID-29399: EMC AlphaStor Server Agent Multiple Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-2158: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the Command Line Interface process in the Server Agent in EMC AlphaStor 3.1 SP1 for Windows allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted TCP packets to port 41025.
  • OSVDB ID: 45714: EMC AlphaStor Server Agent CLI Process Multiple Unspecified Remote Overflows
  • SA30410: EMC AlphaStor Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020115: EMC AlphaStor Stack Overflows in Server Agent Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • EMC AlphaStor 3.1 SP1

Reported:

May 27, 2008

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