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From: Mark A. Rowe (PenTest) (mark.rowe_at_pentest-limited.com)
Date: Mon Jul 15 2002 - 10:18:02 CDT
IBM Tivoli Management Framework Buffer Overflow (Endpoint)
Announcement date: 15th July 2002
Product: IBM Tivoli Management Framework
Vulnerable versions: 3.6.x through 3.7.1
Vulnerability Type : Buffer Overflow
Vendor-Status: Apply latest Fixpack (Currently Fixpack 2 or Patches
3.7.1-TMF-0066), or apply workaround.
A remote buffer overflow condition exists in the webserver (default port
9495) running on TMR Endpoints. This can result in a denial of service
and execution of arbitrary code.
An overly long GET request results in a buffer overflow, with registers
being overwritten with user supplied data.
This results in the TMR Endpoint Service crashing (LCFD process) and
allows arbitrary code to be executed as a privileged user (SYSTEM on NT
or root on Unix). The loss of the lcfd process terminates all endpoint
Tested on: W2K and NT4 SP6a.
Apply latest Fixpack (Currently Fixpack 2 or Patches 3.7.1-TMF-0066), or apply workaround.
Vendor status -------------
Tivoli were notified 12 April 2002.
Vendor has released a security alert with details of patches and workarounds. See http://www.tivoli.com/secure/support/documents/security /mgt-fwk-http-vul.html
Discovered by Mark Rowe ( mark.rowepentest-limited.com) Jeff Fay ( jeffsdii.com )