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Vulnerability of HP Data Protector: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of HP Data Protector.
Vulnerable software: HP Data Protector.
Severity of this announce: 3/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 03/10/2014.
Références of this computer vulnerability: VIGILANCE-VUL-15439, ZDI-14-344, ZDI-14-345.

Description of the vulnerability 

Several vulnerabilities were announced in HP Data Protector.

An attacker can use the EXEC_INTEGUTIL message, in order to execute system commands. [severity:3/4; ZDI-14-344]

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area in omnidlc.exe, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code. [severity:3/4; ZDI-14-345]
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This cybersecurity announce impacts software or systems such as HP Data Protector.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat alert is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by a trusted third party, with an origin of intranet client.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this computer weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

HP Data Protector: workaround.
A workaround is to enable encryption:
  omnicc -encryption -enable
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