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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HP Intelligent Management Center img.exe Integer Wrap Remote
Code Execution Vulnerability
23 August 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP Intelligent Management Center
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Comment: A patch has not been released by the vendor at this time. AusCERT
recommends that network administrators restrict access to vulnerable
systems in line with security best practice, including implementation
of appropriate firewall rules.
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(0Day) HP Intelligent Management Center img.exe Integer Wrap Remote Code
ZDI-12-164: August 22nd, 2012
Intelligent Management Center
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Hewlett Packard Intelligent Management Center.
Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the img.exe component, which listens by
default on TCP port 8800. When handling message packets, the process performs
arithmetic on an unvalidated user-supplied values used to determine the size
of a new heap buffer, allowing a potential integer wrap to cause a heap buffer
overflow. By sending a specially crafted packet, an attacker can leverage this
vulnerability to execute code under the context of the user.
This vulnerability is being disclosed publicly without a patch in accordance
with the ZDI 180 day deadline.
2011-10-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2012-08-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by:
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