VDB-81070 · CVE-2015-8277 · BID 83334

Flexera FlexNet Publisher up to Packet 0x107/0x10a memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Flexera FlexNet Publisher up to It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component Packet Handler. The manipulation of the argument 0x107/0x10a as part of a Opcode 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:

Multiple buffer overflows in (1) lmgrd and (2) Vendor Daemon in Flexera FlexNet Publisher before Security Update 1 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet with opcode (a) 0x107 or (b) 0x10a.

The weakness was published 02/24/2016 by ryan (Website). The advisory is available at kb.cert.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-8277 since 11/19/2015. 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.

Applying the patch Security Update 1 is able to eliminate this problem. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 24690.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Vulnerability Center (SBV-57235).




CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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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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Recommended: Patch
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Patch: Security Update 1
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11/19/2015 🔍
02/22/2016 +95 days 🔍
02/23/2016 +1 days 🔍
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02/24/2016 +1 days 🔍
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03/11/2016 +16 days 🔍
07/08/2022 +2310 days 🔍


Advisory: kb.cert.org
Researcher: ryan
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-8277 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1035266
Vulnerability Center: 57235 - Flexera FlexNet Remote Code Execution via Crafted Opcode Packet, Critical
SecurityFocus: 83334 - Flexera Software FlexNet Publisher CVE-2015-8277 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


Created: 02/24/2016 09:28 AM
Updated: 07/08/2022 12:52 PM
Changes: (4) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore exploit_price_0day source_sectracker
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