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HP OpenView Products Shared Trace Service Denial of Service



Secunia Research: HP OpenView Products Shared Trace Service Denial of Service
Secunia Research: HP OpenView Products Shared Trace Service Denial of Service



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                     Secunia Research 22/10/2008

   - HP OpenView Products Shared Trace Service Denial of Service -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Description of Vulnerability.........................................3
Solution.............................................................4
Time Table...........................................................5
Credits..............................................................6
References...........................................................7
About Secunia........................................................8
Verification.........................................................9

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1) Affected Software 

* HP OpenView Report 3.70
* HP Performance Agent 4.70

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Less critical
Impact: Denial of Service
Where:  Local network

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3) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in various HP 
products, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS
(Denial of Service).

The HP OpenView Trace Service exposes an RPC service on TCP port 5051
or 5053 that does not require authentication. By sending a particular
sequence of RPC requests, an object is incorrectly referenced, which
may cause a memory reference beyond an allocated buffer.

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4) Solution 

Restrict access to the service.

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5) Time Table 

15/10/2007 - Vendor contacted.
16/10/2007 - Vendor response.
10/06/2008 - Status update requested.
12/08/2008 - Status update requested.
12/08/2008 - Vendor responds with expected release date before end
             of September.
22/10/2008 - Public disclosure.

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6) Credits 

Discovered by Dyon Balding, Secunia Research.

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7) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned 
CVE-2007-4349 for the vulnerability.

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8) About Secunia

Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate
customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence
relevant to their specific system configuration:

http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/ 

Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory
database as a service to the security community and private 
individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security.

http://secunia.com/advisories/ 

Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to
do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the 
security and reliability of software in general:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ 

Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below
to see currently vacant positions:

http://secunia.com/corporate/jobs/ 

Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories:

http://secunia.com/advisories/mailing_lists/ 

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9) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-83/ 

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ 

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