HP DataDirect OpenAccess GIOP Opcode 0x0E Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-12-088: June 6th, 2012
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP DataDirect SequeLink. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within how the application parses a packet that is received. When parsing a field in this packet, the application will use a signed length to copy data into a statically sized buffer located on the stack. This can lead to a buffer overflow on the stack and allow for code execution under the context of the service.
Vendor ResponseHewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2011-06-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2012-06-06 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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