A vulnerability has been reported in FlexNet Publisher, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the License Server Manager component (lmadmin) when processing opcode 0x2f packets. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow by sending specially crafted packets to e.g. TCP port 27000.
The vulnerability is reported in version 11.9. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 188.8.131.52.
Provided and/or discovered by: Luigi Auriemma via ZDI.
Original Advisory: FlexNet:
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Subject: FlexNet Publisher License Server Manager Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
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