A vulnerability has been reported in IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the logging functionality of the web server component. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by sending a specially crafted request with an overly large HTTP request method to an affected system (port TCP/443).
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is reported in version 126.96.36.199.
Solution: Apply Interim Fix 3, version 188.8.131.52 (5.1.0-TIV-TPMOSD-IF0003). Please see the vendor's advisory for details.
Provided and/or discovered by: An anonymous person, reported via iDefense Labs.
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Subject: IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment HTTP Server Buffer Overflow
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