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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2008-3544

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]
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