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Published:

21 February 2008

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                          ESB-2008.0179 -- [Win]
           EMC RepliStor Multiple Heap Overflow Vulnerabilities
                             21 February 2008

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              EMC RepliStor version 6.2 SP2
Publisher:            iDEFENSE
Operating System:     Windows
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2007-6426

Original Bulletin:    http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/

Comment: This bulletin refers to an incorrect CVE number, the
         correct CVE for this vulnerability is CVE-2007-6426.

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iDefense Security Advisory 02.19.08
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/
Feb 19, 2008

I. BACKGROUND

EMC RepliStor is a data backup and recovery application for Windows. For
more information, visit the vendor's website at the following URL.

http://software.emc.com/products/software_az/replistor.htm

II. DESCRIPTION

Remote exploitation of multiple heap overflow vulnerabilities in EMC
Corp.'s RepliStor could allow an unauthenticated attacker to execute
arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.

Multiple vulnerabilities exist within the code responsible for
compression. In each case, data is decompressed without consideration
for the size of the destination buffer. This results in an exploitable
heap overflow.

III. ANALYSIS

Exploitation of these vulnerabilities results in the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the RepliStor Server or Control
Server, usually SYSTEM. In order to exploit these vulnerabilities, an
attacker needs to be able to connect to the targeted server on TCP port
7144 or 7145. No authentication is required to reach the vulnerable code
paths.

IV. DETECTION

iDefense has confirmed the existence of these vulnerabilities in EMC
RepliStor version 6.2 SP2. Previous versions may also be affected.

V. WORKAROUND

iDefense is currently unaware of any effective workaround for this
issue.

VI. VENDOR RESPONSE

"EMC has issued updates to address this issue. EMC customers can view
more details on http://powerlink.emc.com/ by searching the knowledge
base for support solution emc179808 or they can contact EMC Software
Technical Support at 1-877-534-2867."

VII. CVE INFORMATION

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the
name CVE-2008-6426 to this issue. This is a candidate for inclusion in
the CVE list (http://cve.mitre.org/), which standardizes names for
security problems.

VIII. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE

12/18/2007  Initial vendor notification
12/18/2007  Initial vendor response
02/19/2008  Coordinated public disclosure

IX. CREDIT

This vulnerability was reported to iDefense by Stephen Fewer of Harmony
Security (www.harmonysecurity.com).

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X. LEGAL NOTICES

Copyright © 2008 iDefense, Inc.

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 There are no warranties with regard to this information. Neither the
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indirect, or consequential loss or damage arising from use of, or
reliance on, this information.


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