Some HP Mercury products are vulnerable to a buffer overflow and may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
The magentproc.exe service provided with some HP Mercury products fails to properly parse values in the server_ip_name field. If an overly long value is sent in this parameter, a stack-based buffer overflow may be triggered within the mchan.dll library. An attacker may be able to exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted packet to the agent (port 54345/tcp). HP reports that the following products are affected by this issue:
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.
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This vulnerability was reported in HP Security Document ID #c00854250. This issue was discovered by Eric Detoisien and reported via Zero Day Initiative.
This document was written by Katie Steiner.
|Date First Published:||2007-02-26|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-03-01 19:44 UTC|