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BMC Products BGS_MULTIPLE_READS Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2011-02-04    Last Update:  2011-02-16    Views:  2,565

Secunia Advisory SA43177

Where:

From local network

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in BMC products, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the BMC Patrol Agent service when processing certain BGS_MULTIPLE_READS commands. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted request sent to e.g. TCP port 6768.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability has been reported in the following products:
* BMC Performance Analysis for Servers versions 7.4.00 through 7.5.10
* BMC Performance Assurance for Servers, versions 7.4.00 through 7.5.10
* BMC Performance Assurance for Virtual Servers versions 7.4.00 through 7.5.10
* BMC Performance Analyzer for Servers versions 7.4.00 through 7.5.10
* BMC Performance Predictor for Servers versions 7.4.00 through 7.5.10
* BMC Capacity Management Essentials 1.2.00 (7.4.15)


Solution:
Apply patch available via tracking number QM001683974. Please contact the vendor for further information.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Manuel Santamarina-Suarez via ZDI.

Original Advisory:
ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-039/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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