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Multiple Vulnerabilities In HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring

Multiple Vulnerabilities In HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring

Summary:

Fortinet’s FortiGuard Global Security Research Team Discovers 3 Vulnerabilities in HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring.

Impact:

Remote Code Execution, Unauthorized Access, Denial of Service (DoS).

Risk:

  • Critical

Affected Software:

For a list of product versions affected, please see the HP advisory below.

Additional Information:

  • A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Auto-Discovery Module that can lead to remote code execution. This is due to invalid bounds checking. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability by sending a malformed UDP packet.
  • A denial of service vulnerability exists in the HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Management Console. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability by sending a malformed UDP packet to port 1100 where the HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Management Console listens.
  • A weak password encryption algorithm is used in the HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Log-on Module. Attackers can easily acquire the password in cleartext.

Solutions:

  • Use the solution provided by HP.
  • The FortiGuard Global Security Research Team released the signature “HP.StorageWorks.AutoDiscover.Module.Heap.Overflow”.

Fortinet customers who subscribe to Fortinetˇ¦s intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this buffer overflow vulnerability. Fortinetˇ¦s IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by the FortiGuard Global Security Research Team, which enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats. These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat’s lifecycle.

References:

Acknowledgement:

  • Zhenhua Liu, Junfeng Jia, and Xiaopeng Zhang of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Global Security Research Team

URL: http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2009-17.html

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