IBM Tivoli Management Framework TMR ManagedNode buffer overflow

tivoli-tmr-managednode-bo (9556) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

IBM Tivoli Management Framework is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the TMR ManagedNode daemon. By sending a specially-crafted GET request containing a long character string to the TMR ManagedNode daemon listening on port 94, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the TMR ManagedNode daemon to crash.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of IBM Tivoli Management Framework (4.1 or later), when it becomes available from the Tivoli Web site. See References.

A vendor-supplied workaround is available for registered customers at the following location: http://www.tivoli.com/secure/support/documents/security/mgt-fwk-http-vul.html .

References:

  • IBM Web site: IBM Tivoli Management Framework.
  • Tivoli Web site: Tivoli Management Framework.
  • VulnWatch Mailing List, Mon Jul 15 2002 - 10:21:33 CDT: Tivoli TMF ManagedNode Buffer Overflow. (From Neohapsis archive.)
  • BID-5233: IBM Tivoli Management Framework ManagedNode Buffer Overrun Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-1012: Buffer overflow in web server for Tivoli Management Framework (TMF) ManagedNode 3.6.x through 3.7.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code via a long HTTP GET request.
  • OSVDB ID: 6768: IBM Tivoli Management Framework ManagedNode 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

Reported:

Oct 02, 2002

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