|The Vigil@nce team watches public vulnerabilities impacting your computers, and then offers security solutions, a database and tools to fix them.|
OpenView NNM: several vulnerabilities of ovalarmsrv
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of the OVALARMSRV service of Openview NNM in order to create a denial of service or to execute code.
Impacted products: HPE NMC, OpenView, OpenView NNM, HP-UX.
Severity of this bulletin: 3/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: privileged access/rights, denial of service on service.
Hacker's origin: intranet client.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 3.
Creation date: 08/04/2008.
Revisions dates: 09/04/2008, 15/04/2008.
Références of this threat: BID-28668, c01537275, CVE-2008-3544, HPSBMA02362, SSRT080044, SSRT080045, VIGILANCE-VUL-7737.
Description of the vulnerability
The Openview NNM (Network Node Manager) product manages a network of computers. The OVALARMSRV service, which listens on ports 2953/tcp and 2954/tcp, handles alarms. It has three vulnerabilities.
An attacker can send a message containing format characters to the 2953/tcp port in order to generate a format string attack leading to code execution. [severity:3/4]
An attacker can send a query longer than 512 bytes to the 2954/tcp port in order to create a buffer overflow leading to code execution. [severity:3/4]
An attacker can send malformed queries to 2953/tcp and 2954/tcp ports in order to create a denial of service. [severity:2/4]
Full Vigil@nce bulletin... (Free trial)
Computer vulnerabilities tracking service
Vigil@nce provides an applications vulnerabilities database. Each administrator can customize the list of products for which he wants to receive vulnerability alerts. The Vigil@nce team tracks computer vulnerabilities impacting systems and applications. The technology watch team tracks security threats targeting the computer system.