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Hewlett-Packard OpenView Data Protector Backup Client Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability



ZDI-09-099: Hewlett-Packard OpenView Data Protector Backup Client Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
ZDI-09-099: Hewlett-Packard OpenView Data Protector Backup Client Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability



ZDI-09-099: Hewlett-Packard OpenView Data Protector Backup Client Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-099 
December 17, 2009

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2007-2280

-- Affected Vendors:
Hewlett-Packard

-- Affected Products:
Hewlett-Packard OpenView Data Protector

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4786. 
For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

http://www.tippingpoint.com 

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Hewlett-Packard Storage Data Protector.
Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the backup client service daemon
(OmniInet.exe), which binds to TCP port 5555. During the processing of
long arguments to the 'MSG_PROTOCOL' command, a stack based buffer
overflow occurs and can result in code execution under the context of
the daemon.

-- Vendor Response:
Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01124817 

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2006-10-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2009-12-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * Tenable Network Security
    * Aaron Portnoy, TippingPoint DVLabs

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