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LANDesk QIP service buffer overflow vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#538011

Original Release Date: 2008-09-17 | Last Revised: 2008-09-17


The LANDesk Management Suite Intel QIP service contains a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The LANDesk Intel QIP Server Service is used to configure policy management. The Intel QIP service allows LANDesk Agents to report status and make certain software requests.

A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the Intel QIP service (Qipsrvr.exe).


A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute code with system privileges.


LANDesk has released updates to address this issue. See LANDesk DOC-3276 for more information.

Restrict access

The QIP service listens on 12175/tcp by default. Restricting access to this port by using access control lists or port filters may prevent this vulnerablility from being exploited.

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Updated:  September 17, 2008



Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.


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Thanks to LANDesk for technical information that was used in this document. This issue was reported to LANDesk by TippingPoint DVLabs.

This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2008-2468
Severity Metric: 3.21
Date Public: 2008-09-12
Date First Published: 2008-09-17
Date Last Updated: 2008-09-17 14:21 UTC
Document Revision: 11

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