what you don't know can hurt you

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 12-160

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 12-160
Posted Aug 23, 2012
Authored by Tipping Point | Site zerodayinitiative.com

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 12-160 - This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of the EMC Autostart ftAgent, which is deployed on machines managed by EMC Autostart by default. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the parsing routines for op-codes used by EMC Autostart ftAgent's proprietary network protocol. This ftAgent.exe service listens on TCP port 8045, and performs arithmetic for memory size calculation using values read from the network without validation. This arithmetic is susceptible to integer overflow, causing the memory allocation to be undersized, ultimately allowing for heap-based memory corruption. An attacker can exploit this condition to gain remote code execution as user SYSTEM.

tags | advisory, remote, overflow, arbitrary, tcp, code execution, protocol
advisories | CVE-2012-0409
MD5 | 3c11235253714a3447d8e58597a454dd

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 12-160

Change Mirror Download
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

ZDI-12-160 : EMC AutoStart ftAgent Opcode 0x14 Subcode 0x7F8 Parsing Remote
Code Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-160
August 22, 2012

- -- CVE ID:
CVE-2012-0409

- -- CVSS:
10, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

- -- Affected Vendors:
EMC

- -- Affected Products:
EMC AutoStart

- -- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12435.
For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

http://www.tippingpoint.com

- -- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of the EMC Autostart ftAgent, which is deployed on
machines managed by EMC Autostart by default. Authentication is not
required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the parsing routines for op-codes used by
EMC Autostart ftAgent's proprietary network protocol. This ftAgent.exe
service listens on TCP port 8045, and performs arithmetic for memory size
calculation using values read from the network without validation. This
arithmetic is susceptible to integer overflow, causing the memory
allocation to be undersized, ultimately allowing for heap-based memory
corruption. An attacker can exploit this condition to gain remote code
execution as user SYSTEM.

- -- Vendor Response:
EMC has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be
found at:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/522835/30/0/threaded

- -- Disclosure Timeline:
2012-01-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2012-08-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory

- -- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
* gwslabs.com

- -- About the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI):
Established by TippingPoint, The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) represents
a best-of-breed model for rewarding security researchers for responsibly
disclosing discovered vulnerabilities.

Researchers interested in getting paid for their security research
through the ZDI can find more information and sign-up at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com

The ZDI is unique in how the acquired vulnerability information is
used. TippingPoint does not re-sell the vulnerability details or any
exploit code. Instead, upon notifying the affected product vendor,
TippingPoint provides its customers with zero day protection through
its intrusion prevention technology. Explicit details regarding the
specifics of the vulnerability are not exposed to any parties until
an official vendor patch is publicly available. Furthermore, with the
altruistic aim of helping to secure a broader user base, TippingPoint
provides this vulnerability information confidentially to security
vendors (including competitors) who have a vulnerability protection or
mitigation product.

Our vulnerability disclosure policy is available online at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/disclosure_policy/

Follow the ZDI on Twitter:

http://twitter.com/thezdi

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: PGP Desktop 10.2.0 (Build 1950)
Charset: utf-8

wsBVAwUBUDUIMlVtgMGTo1scAQK98wgAsKmpy4IJxT81PxljMF0hSaNjRfb5GXRQ
+JVbiwJ7pv2U+etzyI4l5ATcyMOECu9f3qEg5PCLev+/mxZl+lrprhCL31venm/+
95v739FNRxQPFzTG9VZC2LX11AO1iIJpBhuY4JzyPpd9fB/MX9/vSHvYeytoiHOf
2yXvXlOzv8KDdGfqlYrhoOpv2DU8OBYGfPLiyDJ1VyJFKtvKypyLj79E2l05mIe/
etoUr4umb6P6maRuaXXObYI/NQkKjVv80kWqnjNix0ihsu3gIYy/Hgwh6g5f6ITo
jbuHXfyo8m9TqbWQyEUVg0gPypT3wwhi3wL+r50yhMsK7TMb0rPUPw==
=o9V2
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


Comments

RSS Feed Subscribe to this comment feed

No comments yet, be the first!

Login or Register to post a comment

File Archive:

June 2019

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Jun 1st
    1 Files
  • 2
    Jun 2nd
    2 Files
  • 3
    Jun 3rd
    19 Files
  • 4
    Jun 4th
    21 Files
  • 5
    Jun 5th
    15 Files
  • 6
    Jun 6th
    12 Files
  • 7
    Jun 7th
    11 Files
  • 8
    Jun 8th
    1 Files
  • 9
    Jun 9th
    1 Files
  • 10
    Jun 10th
    15 Files
  • 11
    Jun 11th
    15 Files
  • 12
    Jun 12th
    15 Files
  • 13
    Jun 13th
    8 Files
  • 14
    Jun 14th
    16 Files
  • 15
    Jun 15th
    2 Files
  • 16
    Jun 16th
    1 Files
  • 17
    Jun 17th
    18 Files
  • 18
    Jun 18th
    15 Files
  • 19
    Jun 19th
    22 Files
  • 20
    Jun 20th
    14 Files
  • 21
    Jun 21st
    0 Files
  • 22
    Jun 22nd
    0 Files
  • 23
    Jun 23rd
    0 Files
  • 24
    Jun 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Jun 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Jun 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Jun 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Jun 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Jun 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Jun 30th
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2019 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close