ZDI-07-018: IBM Tivoli Monitoring Express Universal Agent Heap Overflow
April 18, 2007
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendor:
-- Affected Products:
IBM Tivoli Monitoring Express 6.1
-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of IBM Tivoli Monitoring Express.
Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaws exist in the Tivoli Universal Agent Primary Service
(TCP 10110), Monitoring Agent for Windows OS - Primary (TCP 6014) and
Tivoli Enterprise Portal Server (TCP 14206) services. When a long
string is sent to these services, it will result in a heap overflow
during a call to a vulnerable function in kde.dll resulting in the
ability to execute arbitrary code.
-- Vendor Response:
IBM has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can
be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2006.09.14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.04.18 - Public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by CIRT.DK.
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