HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 6.10 OmniInet.exe memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 6.10 (Network Management Software). It has been declared as very critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the file OmniInet.exe of the component HP OpenView. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Stack-based buffer overflow in OmniInet.exe in the Backup Client Service in HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 6.00, 6.10, and 6.11 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed EXEC_INTEGUTIL message.

The weakness was disclosed 05/07/2011 by Aniway with Zero Day Initiative (Website). The advisory is available at zerodayinitiative.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2011-1731. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/06/2021).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 53857 (HP Data Protector < A.06.20 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc..

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (67204), Vulnerability Center (SBV-31468) and Tenable (53857). The entries 58142, 57387, 57386 and 57385 are pretty similar.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 10.0

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 53857
Nessus Name: HP Data Protector < A.06.20 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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04/19/2011 🔍
04/29/2011 +10 days 🔍
05/07/2011 +8 days 🔍
05/07/2011 +0 days 🔍
05/07/2011 +0 days 🔍
05/17/2011 +10 days 🔍
03/23/2015 +1406 days 🔍
11/06/2021 +2420 days 🔍


Vendor: hp.com

Advisory: zerodayinitiative.com
Researcher: Aniway
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2011-1731 (🔍)
X-Force: 67204
Vulnerability Center: 31468 - HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 6.00, 6.10, 6.11 Backup Client Service Remote Code Execution (5), Critical
SecurityFocus: 47638 - HP OpenView Storage Data Protector Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 44402
OSVDB: 72190

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/06/2021 07:14 AM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (56), 03/22/2017 11:28 AM (10), 11/06/2021 07:02 AM (3), 11/06/2021 07:14 AM (1)
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