The IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment (TPMfOSD) contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in the web server component. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges or cause a denial of service.
IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment (TPMfOSD) is a network boot server that facilitates central management of networked workstations. IBM TPMfOSD contains a buffer overflow vulnerability within the logging functionality of the web server component. A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted HTTPS (443/TCP) request to a target machine.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges or crash the server process, causing a denial of service.
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IBM has released Interim Fix 3 Version 184.108.40.206 to address this issue.
Thanks to iDefense Labs for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by John Hollenberger.
|Date First Published:||2008-03-06|
|Date Last Updated:||2008-03-06 15:36 UTC|