HP Openview Network Node Manager ovas.exe buffer overflow

hp-opennnm-ovas-bo (64653) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

HP Openview Network Node Manager is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the ovas.exe component. By sending a Source Node or Destination Node variable using a POST request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated 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 HPSBMA02621 SSRT100352 rev.2 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • HP Security Bulletin HPSBMA02621 SSRT100352 rev.2: HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM), Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code.
  • ZDI-11-005: HP OpenView Network Node Manager ovas.exe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ZDI-11-005: HP OpenView Network Node Manager ovas.exe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ZDI-11-005: HP OpenView Network Node Manager ovas.exe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ZDI-11-005: HP OpenView Network Node Manager ovas.exe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-45762: HP OpenView Network Node Manager Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2011-0263: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in ovas.exe in the OVAS service in HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) 7.51 and 7.53 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long (1) Source Node or (2) Destination Node variable.
  • OSVDB ID: 70471: HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) OVAS Service ovas.exe Multiple Overflows
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024951: HP OpenView Network Node Manager Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • HP Openview Network Node Manager 7.51 HP-UX
  • HP Openview Network Node Manager 7.51 Linux
  • HP Openview Network Node Manager 7.51 Solaris
  • HP Openview Network Node Manager 7.51 Windows
  • HP Openview Network Node Manager 7.53 HP-UX
  • HP Openview Network Node Manager 7.53 Linux
  • HP Openview Network Node Manager 7.53 Solaris
  • HP Openview Network Node Manager 7.53 Windows

Reported:

Jan 10, 2011

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