IBM Tivoli Management Framework TMR Endpoint buffer overflow

tivoli-tmr-endpoint-bo (9555) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


IBM Tivoli Management Framework is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the TMR Endpoint service. By sending a specially-crafted GET request containing a long character string to the TMR Endpoint service listening on port 9495, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the TMR Endpoint service to crash.


Gain Access


Apply the latest Fix Pack for IBM Tivoli Management Framework or apply the appropriate patch for your system, available from the Tivoli Web site. See References.


  • IBM Web site: IBM Tivoli Management Framework.
  • Tivoli Web site: Tivoli Management Framework.
  • VulnWatch Mailing List, Mon Jul 15 2002 - 10:18:02 CDT: Tivoli TMF Endpoint Buffer Overflow. (From Neohapsis archive)
  • BID-5235: IBM Tivoli Management Framework Endpoint Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-1011: Buffer overflow in web server for Tivoli Management Framework (TMF) Endpoint 3.6.x through 3.7.1, before Fixpack 2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code via a long HTTP GET request.
  • OSVDB ID: 6767: IBM Tivoli Management Framework Endpoint Web Server GET Request Remote Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Tivoli Management Framework 3.6
  • IBM Tivoli Management Framework 3.6.1
  • IBM Tivoli Management Framework 3.7
  • IBM Tivoli Management Framework 3.7.1


Jul 15, 2002

The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.

For corrections or additions please email ignore thisxforceignore this@ignore thisus.ignore thisibm.comignore this

Return to the main page